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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: 2 Rue Saad Ben Rebbi, 31007 Oran El Maqqari, Algerie
  • Telephone: (041)45.15.57
  • Fax: 45.21.13

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
25 July 1866ErectedDiocese of Alger 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

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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