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Diocese of Limburg

Dioecesis Limburgensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Vacant
  • Manfred Grothe, Apostolic Administrator
  • Thomas Löhr, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Franz Kamphaus, Bishop Emeritus
  • Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, Bishop Emeritus
  • Gerhard Pieschl, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 16 August 1821
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Köln {Cologne}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Germany
  • Square Kilometers: 6,182 (2,387 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bistumlimburg.de/
  • Mailing Address: Postfach 1355, Rossmarket 4, D-65549 Limburg, Bundesrepublik Deutschland
  • Telephone: (06431)2950
  • Fax: 29-54-76

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
16 August 1821ErectedDiocese of Trier Diocese of Limburg (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950606,9001,527,25039.7%520204724838490543240ap1951
1970912,1742,416,24537.8%4833268091,1274442,318320ap1971
1980962,0002,535,00037.9%4742987721,246165251,817328ap1981
1990783,8062,498,00031.4%4072236301,244323861,349331ap1991
1999725,6252,300,00031.5%3412195601,295513021,242329ap2000
2000718,4182,300,00031.2%3591845431,32354263983329ap2001
2001713,0272,300,00031.0%3291855141,38754252964329ap2002
2002705,4242,300,00030.7%3251945191,35961263824329ap2003
2003699,0092,382,12729.3%3141875011,39558251911329ap2004
2004693,2302,322,54329.8%3091945031,378612561,030329ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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