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Diocese of Masan

Dioecesis Masanensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 15 February 1966
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Daegu {Taegu}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Korea, Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 9,045 (3,493 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.cathms.or.kr/
  • Mailing Address: Masan-shi Happ'o-gu Odong-dong 107-23, Kyongnam 631-470; P.O. Box 23, Kyongnam 631-600, Korea
  • Telephone: (055)246-0901/3
  • Fax: 245-5782

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
15 February 1966ErectedDiocese of Masan (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197030,7272,132,5441.4%2963587766023ap1971
198048,9912,730,0001.8%386441,113138839ap1981
199095,7882,514,6963.8%596651,4732222547ap1991
1999132,3332,517,8575.3%8514991,3363231862ap2000
2000136,3372,514,1775.4%90141041,3102528962ap2001
2001140,9762,521,6215.6%95171121,2584030263ap2002
2002144,5322,501,0845.8%99161151,2564231463ap2003
2003146,9152,511,0955.9%99161151,2773331563ap2004
2004149,3542,489,9456.0%106171231,2144333563ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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