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Diocese of Trier

Dioecesis Trevirensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Stephan Ackermann, Bishop
  • Robert Brahm, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Helmut Dieser, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Jörg Michael Peters, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Alfred Kleinermeilert, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
  • Leo Schwarz, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 29 November 1801
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Köln {Cologne}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Germany
  • Square Kilometers: 12,870 (4,971 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bistum-trier.de/
  • Mailing Address: Bischofliches Ordinariat, Hinter dem Dom 6, D-54290 Trier, Bundesrepublik Deutschland
  • Telephone: (0651)71.050
  • Fax: 710.54.98

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Trier
1st CenturyErectedDiocese of Trier (erected)
Archdiocese of Trier
8th CenturyElevatedDiocese of Trier Archdiocese of Trier
Diocese of Trier
29 November 1801ElevatedArchdiocese of Trier Diocese of Trier (Archdiocese to Diocese)
16 August 1821Territory LostDiocese of Trier Diocese of Limburg (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Trier
19501,527,0002,005,00076.2%1,2583651,6239401,2306,010909ap1951
19691,850,9772,601,64871.1%1,3825581,9409541,0945,420873ap1971
19801,930,2932,313,49083.4%1,0816191,7001,135391,0353,476978ap1981
19901,802,4562,485,50072.5%9714141,3851,301637703,300978ap1991
19991,659,9052,368,00070.1%8623931,2551,322226492,558969ap2000
20001,646,5992,368,00069.5%8523821,2341,3341066201,851969ap2001
20011,633,3832,368,00069.0%8423621,2041,3561176392,392965ap2002
20021,620,6622,300,00070.5%8303541,1841,3681216262,292965ap2003
20031,609,2512,300,00070.0%7523511,1031,4581406242,262965ap2004
20041,592,0422,500,00063.7%7303381,0681,4901435962,178959ap2005
20101,504,5002,468,00061.0%7303231,0531,4281675591,785926ap2011

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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