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Archdiocese of Oviedo

Archidioecesis Ovetensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 27 October 1954
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Spain
  • Square Kilometers: 10,565 (4,080 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.iglesiadeasturias.org/
  • Mailing Address: Corrada del Obispo 1, 33003 Oviedo, Espana
  • Telephone: 985.20.97.37
  • Fax: 985.20.51.97

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Oviedo
811ErectedDiocese of Oviedo (erected)
Archdiocese of Oviedo
27 October 1954ElevatedDiocese of Oviedo Archdiocese of Oviedo

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Oviedo
19501,300,0001,300,040100.0%7181758931,4551758251,150ap1951
Archdiocese of Oviedo
19691,030,000.0%72624897404321,780455ap1971
19801,152,5051,170,65098.5%6371888251,3962991,399944ap1981
19901,092,8561,107,01098.7%5831747571,4432741,244949ap1991
19991,032,0691,081,83495.4%5261546801,5172531,076943ap2000
20001,032,0691,081,83495.4%5171636801,5172611,068943ap2001
20011,034,4351,084,31495.4%4971616581,5722521,050943ap2002
20021,016,1851,075,32994.5%4861576431,5802491,030934ap2003
20031,003,7771,062,19894.5%4751496241,6082391,018934ap2004
20041,016,2351,075,38194.5%4631426051,679236976934ap2005

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


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