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Diocese of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc)

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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 4 March 1853
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Utrecht
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Square Kilometers: 3,826 (1,477 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bisdomdenbosch.nl/
  • Mailing Address: P.B. 1070, 5200 BC 's-Hertogenbosch; Parade 11, 5211 KL 's-Hertogenbosch, Nederland
  • Telephone: (073)612.54.88
  • Fax: 613.68.50

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc)
12 May 1559ErectedDiocese of Liège Diocese of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc) (erected)
1646SuppressedDiocese of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc) (suppressed)
Vicariate Apostolic of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc)
1657ErectedVicariate Apostolic of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc) (erected)
Diocese of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc)
4 March 1853ElevatedMission "Sui Iuris" of Batavia (Holland Mission)
Vicariate Apostolic of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc)
Diocese of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc)
1950975,6901,200,00081.3%7801,4502,2304374,90010,500356ap1951
19691,267,2921,470,00086.2%7511,5132,2645593,3558,145438ap1971
19801,390,6951,722,41480.7%4321,3661,79877322,6206,706381ap1981
19901,419,3771,848,90476.8%4061,1471,55391392,0545,557376ap1991
19991,457,8301,963,56274.2%3209441,2641,153611,5404,342363ap2000
20001,453,3041,983,73573.3%3118981,2091,202631,4624,148355ap2001
20011,438,0061,998,33572.0%3048351,1391,262691,3563,838334ap2002
20021,430,3772,013,17971.1%2998061,1051,294761,3083,621336ap2003
20031,408,9922,027,30769.5%3058041,1091,270791,2753,464327ap2004
20041,394,3822,066,31767.5%2927531,0451,334781,1933,303325ap2005
20101,140,0002,066,00055.2%2405698091,409848582,328296ap2011

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


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