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Diocese of Hildesheim

Dioecesis Hildesiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Norbert Trelle, Bishop
  • Heinz-Günter Bongartz, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Nikolaus Schwerdtfeger, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Hans-Georg Koitz, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 800
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Hamburg
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Germany
  • Square Kilometers: 30,000 (11,587 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bistum-hildesheim.de/
  • Mailing Address: Domhof 18/21, 31134 Hildesheim, Bundesrepublik Deutschland
  • Telephone: (05121)3070
  • Fax: 307-488

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
800ErectedDiocese of Hildesheim (erected)
24 October 1994Territory LostDiocese of Hildesheim
Apostolic Administration of Schwerin
Archdiocese of Hamburg

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950669,5324,875,46213.7%432314631,44651994324ap1951
1970738,9195,510,23813.4%4941256191,193150864427ap1971
1980765,5316,000,00012.8%4651125771,32618128625365ap1981
1990725,0006,000,00012.1%4561065621,29055125532361ap1991
1999682,1815,700,00012.0%388674551,4997583470279ap2000
2000685,6725,700,00012.0%383614441,5447977449279ap2001
2001669,2515,700,00011.7%377614381,5278172339279ap2002
2002681,7475,700,00012.0%367604271,5968370418279ap2003
2003633,0935,700,00011.1%363624251,4898071415349ap2004
2004659,5005,700,00011.6%360664261,5488175409348ap2005
2006652,4615,700,00011.4%348594071,6039169366313ap2007

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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