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Diocese of Linz

Dioecesis Linciensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Ludwig Schwarz, S.D.B., Bishop
  • Maximilian Aichern, O.S.B., Bishop Emeritus
  • Gerhard Maria Wagner, Former Auxiliary Bishop-Elect

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 January 1785
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Wien {Vienna}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Austria
  • Square Kilometers: 11,909 (4,599 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioezese-linz.or.at/
  • Mailing Address: Herrenstrasse 19, Postfach 251, A-4010 Linz, Oesterreich
  • Telephone: (0732)772.676.1140
  • Fax: 772.676.1137

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 January 1785ErectedDiocese of Passau Diocese of Linz (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950978,4801,133,00086.4%6924621,1548477502,700437ap1951
19701,115,2811,209,18192.2%3585178751,2747112,713462ap1971
19801,121,9931,248,01589.9%5664831,0491,06966392,156467ap1981
19901,080,5451,237,74887.3%4944299231,170255171,753471ap1991
19991,085,1131,388,50078.2%4573498061,346554271,352471ap2000
20001,080,8001,377,70078.4%4583448021,347584261,294471ap2001
20011,073,8001,380,00077.8%4453507951,350634291,263471ap2002
20021,073,5001,382,00077.7%4383407781,379634491,209472ap2003
20031,070,7941,386,00077.3%4313327631,403674161,163472ap2004
20041,067,2981,388,50076.9%4233317541,415714311,100472ap2005

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


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