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Diocese of Jelgava

Dioecesis Ielgavensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Eduards Pavlovskis, Bishop
  • Antons Justs, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 2 December 1995
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Riga
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Latvia
  • Square Kilometers: 13,620 (5,260 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Katolu iela 11, LV-3001 Jelgava, Latvia
  • Telephone: (630)21.550
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
2 December 1995ErectedDiocese of Liepāja Diocese of Jelgava (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199990,000418,25021.5%17175,294645ap2000
200090,000418,25021.5%17175,294745ap2001
200190,000418,25021.5%17175,294645ap2002
200289,820329,72427.2%183214,2776850ap2003
200390,020329,72427.3%193224,0919858ap2004
200490,020329,72427.3%213243,7505758ap2005
200690,520329,72427.5%223253,6206659ap2007
201080,520329,72424.4%252272,9824259ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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