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Diocese of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon)

Dioecesis Corisopitensis (-Leonensis)



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Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Quimper
5th CenturyErectedDiocese of Quimper (erected)
29 November 1801Territory AddedDiocese of Saint-Pol-de-Léon (suppressed) Diocese of Quimper
29 November 1801Territory AddedDiocese of Tréguier (suppressed) Diocese of Quimper
Diocese of Saint-Brieuc
Diocese of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon)
23 November 1853Name ChangedDiocese of Quimper Diocese of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon)
1948737,000738,82699.8%1,042521,09467352319325ap1951
1970763,500768,90099.3%916809967664202,600338ap1971
1980812,000818,00099.3%749558041,0093461,996338ap1981
1990812,000840,00096.7%600556551,23973401,595337ap1991
1999764,000867,00088.1%454485021,52112188970337ap2000
2000768,000872,00088.1%434404741,62012190886337ap2001
2001750,000852,41888.0%420404601,63013170835337ap2002
2002750,000852,41888.0%401324331,73216144818337ap2003
2003750,000852,41888.0%390304201,78517155791337ap2004
2004750,000852,68588.0%375404151,80718160765337ap2005
2010722,000885,90081.5%277273042,37527130577323ap2011

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


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