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Diocese of Passau

Dioecesis Passaviensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Stefan Oster, S.D.B., Bishop
  • Wilhelm Schraml, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 737
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of München und Freising {Munich}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Germany
  • Square Kilometers: 5,442 (2,101 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bistum-passau.de/
  • Mailing Address: Residenzplatz 8, Postfach 151, D-94032 Passau, Bundesrepublik Deutschland
  • Telephone: (0851)3930
  • Fax: 39.38.30

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
737ErectedDiocese of Passau (erected)
18 January 1469Territory LostDiocese of Passau Diocese of Wien (erected)
28 January 1785Territory LostDiocese of Passau Diocese of Linz (erected)
28 January 1785Territory LostDiocese of Passau Diocese of Sankt Pölten (erected)
28 January 1785Territory LostDiocese of Passau
Archdiocese of Salzburg
Diocese of Leoben (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950500,623560,83089.3%5801557356813862,137293ap1951
1970517,264551,33793.8%2871844711,0983271,841283ap1971
1980530,135571,55092.8%4321836158622821,564286ap1981
1990529,136570,00092.8%3571364931,07332691,210286ap1991
1999541,780585,42292.5%3181524701,1528194931286ap2000
2000540,567588,37291.9%3141444581,18011182875286ap2001
2001519,861589,99088.1%3091364451,16813171799286ap2002
2002519,721588,87288.3%3031324351,19415163748286ap2003
2003517,476592,33187.4%3021284301,20315157724286ap2004
2004515,852591,20587.3%2911114021,28317138684286ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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