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Diocese of Versailles

Dioecesis Versaliensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 29 November 1801
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Paris
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: France
  • Square Kilometers: 2,270 (876 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Ile-de-France
  • Official Web Site: http://catholique-versailles.cef.fr/
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, 16 rue Monseigneur Gibier, 78008 Versailles CEDEX, France
  • Telephone: 1.30.97.67.60
  • Fax: 1.39.50.33.82

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
29 November 1801ErectedArchdiocese of Paris Diocese of Versailles (erected)
29 November 1801Territory AddedDiocese of Chartres (suppressed) Diocese of Versailles
6 October 1822Territory LostDiocese of Versailles Diocese of Chartres
9 October 1966Territory LostArchdiocese of Paris
Diocese of Versailles
Diocese of Créteil (erected)
9 October 1966Territory LostDiocese of Versailles Diocese of Corbeil (erected)
9 October 1966Territory LostArchdiocese of Paris
Diocese of Versailles
Diocese of Nanterre (erected)
9 October 1966Territory LostDiocese of Versailles Diocese of Pontoise (erected)
9 October 1966Territory LostArchdiocese of Paris
Diocese of Versailles
Diocese of Saint-Denis (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19501,000,0001,500,00066.7%8051219261,0791,0002,500587ap1951
1970600,000853,38670.3%370954651,290951,100256ap1971
19801,039,0001,094,00095.0%315914062,559596900269ap1981
19901,210,0001,212,53999.8%246883343,6221895745268ap1991
1999906,0001,342,00067.5%234612953,0714061637269ap2000
2000850,0001,351,00062.9%218602783,0574660637269ap2001
2001800,0001,351,00059.2%217602772,8884460637269ap2002
2002800,0001,352,14159.2%216602762,8984961420269ap2003
2003800,0001,352,14159.2%212552672,9965056410269ap2004
2004800,0001,352,14159.2%204382423,3055239320288ap2005
2010700,0001,394,26650.2%193362293,0566036275287ap2011

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


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