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Archdiocese of Teheran-Ispahan

Archidioecesis Teheranensis-Hispahanensis Latinorum



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Bishop(s)

  • Dominique Joseph Mathieu, O.F.M. Conv., Archbishop
  • Jack Youssef, C.M., Apostolic Administrator
  • Ignazio Bedini, S.D.B., Archbishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Name Changed: 8 January 2021
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Mailing Address: Consolata Church, P.O. Box 11365-445, 70 Neauphle-Le-Chateau Ave., Tehran, Iran
  • Telephone: (021)6670.3210
  • Fax: 6672.4749

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Ispahan
12 October 1629ErectedDiocese of Ispahan (erected)
Archdiocese of Ispahan
1 July 1910ElevatedDiocese of Ispahan Archdiocese of Ispahan
Archdiocese of Teheran-Ispahan
8 January 2021Name ChangedArchdiocese of Ispahan Archdiocese of Teheran-Ispahan

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Ispahan
19492,00015,000,000.0%232386266ap1951
19704,50026,000,000.0%282816038244ap1971
19804,00022729137129348ap1981
19902,000882508126ap1991
19994,0005580066ap2000
200014,000662,33386ap2001
200110,000661,66686ap2002
200210,000661,66666ap2003
200310,000661,6666126ap2004
200410,000661,6666126ap2005
200610,000552,0005136ap2007
20132,00066333676ap2014
20162,00033666353ap2017
20196,000223,000356ap2020
Archdiocese of Teheran-Ispahan

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


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