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Diocese of Oran

Dioecesis Oranensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Jean-Paul Vesco, O.P., Bishop
  • Alphonse Émile Georger, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 25 July 1866
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Alger
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Algeria
  • Square Kilometers: 77,353 (29,877 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Évêché, 2 rue Saad Ben Rebbi, 31007 Oran El Maqqari, Algerie
  • Telephone: (041)28.33.65
  • Fax: 28.22.21

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
25 July 1866ErectedDiocese of Alger Diocese of Constantine (erected)
Diocese of Oran (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950355,0001,990,00017.8%103521552,29062390102ap1951
197013,5003,000,000.5%4326691953719525ap1971
198010,0004,651,000.2%181634294178418ap1981
19907,0005,599,000.1%131427259146013ap1991
19994007,250,000.0%712192112475ap2000
20004007,250,000.0%812202012495ap2001
20014007,250,000.0%812202012506ap2002
20024007,250,000.0%712192112517ap2003
20034007,250,000.0%713202013477ap2004
20044007,250,000.0%713202016477ap2005
20135,0008,645,000.1%591435716346ap2014
20161,5009,206,318.0%561113616416ap2017

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


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