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Diocese of Görlitz

Dioecesis Gorlicensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Wolfgang Ipolt, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 27 June 1994
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Berlin
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Germany
  • Square Kilometers: 9,700 (3,746 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bistum-goerlitz.de/
  • Mailing Address: Carl-von-Ossietzky-Strasse 41/43, D-02826 Gorlitz, Bundesrepublik Deutschland
  • Telephone: (03581)47.820
  • Fax: 478.212

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Apostolic Administration of Görlitz
28 June 1972ErectedArchdiocese of Wrocław {Breslavia} Apostolic Administration of Görlitz (erected)
Diocese of Görlitz
27 June 1994ElevatedApostolic Administration of Görlitz Diocese of Görlitz

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Apostolic Administration of Görlitz
198070,0001,000,0007.0%817887955821959ap1981
199060,000930,0006.5%734777797417357ap1991
Diocese of Görlitz
199949,200920,0005.3%626687235613057ap2000
200049,200920,0005.3%606667455611557ap2001
200148,500920,0005.3%585637696810655ap2002
200248,500910,0005.3%615667346610455ap2003
200348,000905,0005.3%54458827659755ap2004
200435,000890,0003.9%55257614639152ap2005
200632,203792,8244.1%57259545438146ap2007

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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