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Diocese of Verdun

Dioecesis Virodunensis



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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: 6,211 (2,398 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Est
  • Official Web Site: http://catholique-verdun.cef.fr/
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, 27 rue de la Paix, B.P. 50090, 55103 Verdun CEDEX, France
  • Telephone: 3.29.86.01.72
  • Fax: 3.29.86.34.76

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Verdun
4th CenturyErectedDiocese of Verdun (erected)
29 November 1801SuppressedDiocese of Verdun (suppressed) Diocese of Nancy
Diocese of Verdun
6 October 1822RestoredDiocese of Nancy Diocese of Verdun

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Verdun
1950180,000188,78695.3%3191133054511380451ap1951
1970207,000209,51398.8%2382326179327219578ap1971
1980200,430203,90498.3%20213215932113200592ap1981
1987193,100200,10196.5%160211811,066227148578ap1991
1999170,000190,00089.5%10371101,545899860ap2000
2000170,000190,00089.5%10171081,574899451ap2001
2001170,000192,19888.5%925971,752858957ap2002*
2002170,000192,00088.5%853881,9318390577ap2003
2003170,000192,00088.5%763792,15111387577ap2004
2004170,000192,00088.5%753782,17911382577ap2005
2010170,000193,69687.8%561572,98216162517ap2011

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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