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Diocese of Gurk

Dioecesis Gurcensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Alois Schwarz, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 6 March 1071
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Salzburg
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Austria
  • Square Kilometers: 9,533 (3,682 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.kath-kirche-kaernten.at/
  • Mailing Address: Bischofliches Ordinariat, Mariannengasse 2, A-9021 Klagenfurt, Oesterreich
  • Telephone: (0463)57-770
  • Fax: 57.770.10.29

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
6 March 1071ErectedArchdiocese of Salzburg Diocese of Gurk (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950430,000500,00086.0%392139531809171543329ap1951
1970450,516526,83085.5%3201184381,028146574333ap1971
1980461,768537,66785.9%2781063841,202127511337ap1981
1990467,650542,00086.3%240883281,42510106437337ap1991
1999443,921564,23778.7%207842911,5253097343337ap2000
2000442,801563,92578.5%203812841,5593091356337ap2001
2001441,287550,59080.1%197802771,5933096310337ap2002
2002440,095561,12678.4%208792871,5333998312337ap2003
2003438,878559,40478.5%194712651,6563891231337ap2004
2004436,795558,00678.3%194702641,6543890292337ap2005
2006414,699559,62174.1%191702611,5883881296337ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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