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Diocese of Metz

Dioecesis Metensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3rd Century
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: France
  • Square Kilometers: 6,226 (2,404 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Est
  • Official Web Site: http://catholique-metz.cef.fr/
  • Mailing Address: 15 Place Sainte-Glossinde, B.P. 10690, 57019 Metz CEDEX 1, France
  • Telephone: 3.87.74.54.20
  • Fax: 3.87.74.00.62

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3rd CenturyErectedDiocese of Metz (erected)
29 November 1801Territory AddedArchdiocese of Reims (suppressed) Diocese of Meaux
Diocese of Metz
6 October 1822Territory LostDiocese of Meaux
Diocese of Metz
Archdiocese of Reims

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950660,000705,00093.6%8601961,0566251962,996660ap1951
1970860,000994,08186.5%7771959728843412,144770ap1971
1980912,0001,019,00089.5%6551498041,13432731,614683ap1981
1990826,0001,027,00080.4%4971196161,340182051,292686ap1991
1999848,0001,047,00081.0%424835071,67243156950649ap2000
2000853,0001,053,00081.0%418865041,69245152920649ap2001
2001829,0001,023,44781.0%418814991,66149146891659ap2002
2002829,0001,023,44781.0%390764661,77848140849649ap2003
2003829,0001,023,44781.0%395724671,77549131826649ap2004
2004829,0001,023,44781.0%381624431,87149116758649ap2005

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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