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Diocese of KÝbenhavn {Copenhagen}

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Bishop(s)

  • Czeslaw Kozon, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 29 April 1953
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Denmark
  • Square Kilometers: 44,493 (17,185 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.katolsk.dk/
  • Mailing Address: Katolsk Bispekontor, Gl. Kongevej 15, DK-1610 KÝbenhavn V, Danmark
  • Telephone: 33.55.60.80
  • Fax: 33.55.60.86

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Denmark
7 August 1868ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Nordic Missions Prefecture Apostolic of Denmark (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Denmark
15 March 1892ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Denmark Vicariate Apostolic of Denmark
Diocese of KÝbenhavn {Copenhagen}
29 April 1953ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Denmark Diocese of KÝbenhavn {Copenhagen}

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Denmark
195023,0004,045,000.6%36771132037775338ap1951
Diocese of KÝbenhavn {Copenhagen}
196925,8974,842,597.5%359813319410868240ap1971
198026,4505,189,000.5%38741122367850054ap1981
199029,4095,238,913.6%36639929726735552ap1991
199634,8185,374,365.6%46539935135924952ap2001
200134,3695,451,087.6%41519237345423851ap2002
200235,0485,471,210.6%42478939315123151ap2003
200334,6555,487,752.6%38428043344822650ap2004
200435,7455,501,312.6%39387746454322250ap2005
200636,6345,516,597.7%40428244654820550ap2007

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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