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Diocese of Saint-Claude

Dioecesis Sancti Claudii



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Restored: 6 October 1822
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Besançon
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: France
  • Square Kilometers: 4,499 (1,737 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Est
  • Official Web Site: http://www.eglisejura.com/
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, 1, rue Colonel-Mahon, B.P. 70, 39002 Lons-le-Saunier CEDEX, France
  • Telephone: 3.84.47.10.89
  • Fax: 3.84.24.86.32

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Saint-Claude
1742ErectedDiocese of Saint-Claude (erected)
29 November 1801SuppressedDiocese of Saint-Claude (suppressed) Archdiocese of Besançon
Diocese of Saint-Claude
6 October 1822RestoredArchdiocese of Besançon Diocese of Saint-Claude

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Saint-Claude
1950190,000213,53389.0%3707044043170376399ap1951
1969223,000233,54795.5%3482937759162685203ap1971
1980225,000243,00092.6%2892831770951520392ap1981
1990214,000250,00085.6%22918247866435340392ap1991
1999211,000260,00081.2%184111951,082102624874ap2000
2000200,000250,89779.7%183101931,036112424868ap2001
2001200,000250,80779.7%178121901,052132724568ap2002
2002200,000250,80779.7%172141861,075142623868ap2003
2003200,000250,80779.7%166151811,104143022568ap2004
2004250,000250,80799.7%156171731,445143221068ap2005
2010183,000258,00070.9%12111221,500151314467ap2011

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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