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Diocese of Lincoln

Dioecesis Lincolnensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 2 August 1887
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Omaha
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Nebraska
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 61,732 (23,844 Square Miles)
  • Description: The part of the state South of the Platte River.
  • Conference Region: IX (IA, KS, MO, NE)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: LIN
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseoflincoln.org/
  • Mailing Address: Chancery Office, 3400 Sheridan Blvd., Lincoln, NE 68506
  • Telephone: (402)488-0921
  • Fax: 488-3569

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
2 August 1887ErectedDiocese of Omaha Diocese of Lincoln (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195039,695556,6877.1%1562117722435222141ap1951
196657,459525,45910.9%1502417433045287139ap1967
197058,615516,80011.3%1352115637534240137ap1971
197662,453507,13312.3%1122013247329198133ap1977
198066,517511,40013.0%1092313250344170133ap1981
199078,599521,51015.1%1231313657727176133ap1991
199988,056516,66217.0%1431215556829125134ap2000
200088,056516,66217.0%13511146603219135136ap2001
200189,225538,52716.6%13410144619270140134ap2002
200289,331539,34816.6%1369145616265131134ap2003
200389,412539,34816.6%1378145616271128136ap2004
200489,431539,40216.6%1399148604265134136ap2005
201095,445580,27516.4%14110151632385137133ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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