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Diocese of Plzeň

Dioecesis Pilznensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 31 May 1993
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Praha {Prague}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Square Kilometers: 9,236 (3,567 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bip.cz/
  • Mailing Address: Biskupstvi plzenske, nam. Republiky 35, 301 00 Plzen, Ceska Republika
  • Telephone: 377.22.31.12
  • Fax: 377.32.19.17

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
31 May 1993ErectedDiocese of České Budĕjovice {Budweis}
Diocese of Litoměřice
Archdiocese of Praha {Prague}
Diocese of Plzeň (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999242,000799,00030.3%68331012,39644013324ap2000
2000242,000799,00030.3%75311062,28343611324ap2001
2001242,000799,00030.3%73331062,28343811325ap2002
2002144,775830,96617.4%68331011,43343811325ap2003
2003144,775830,96617.4%6530951,5234369325ap2004
2004144,775830,96617.4%6533981,47743911325ap2005
2013145,000836,00017.3%6530951,5266441771ap2014

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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