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Archdiocese of Vilnius

Archidioecesis Vilnensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Gintaras Linas Grušas, Archbishop
  • Arūnas Poniškaitis, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Audrys Juozas Bačkis, Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 28 October 1925
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Lithuania
  • Square Kilometers: 9,644 (3,724 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://vilnius.lcn.lt/
  • Mailing Address: Sventaragio 4, LT-01122 Vilnius, Lietuva
  • Telephone: (5)262.70.98; 212.36.53
  • Fax: 212.28.07

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Vilnius
14th CenturyErectedDiocese of Vilnius (erected)
Archdiocese of Vilnius
28 October 1925ElevatedDiocese of Vilnius Archdiocese of Vilnius

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Vilnius
19501,031,0002,300,00044.8%570255951,73253150442ap1951
1970287,945368,81378.1%23952441,1801114760ap1971
1980331,589427,40477.6%25872651,2511011771ap1981
1987800,000.0%9491030987ap1991
1999600,000845,50071.0%104351394,31614022189ap2000
2000598,000886,20067.5%106331394,30213422090ap2001
2001502,400867,20057.9%114391533,28314221591ap2002
2002470,000808,70058.1%115381533,07114322293ap2003
2003573,000814,00070.4%116381543,72014122693ap2004
2004570,000810,00070.4%111421533,72514722094ap2005
2010565,620857,74565.9%126451713,30716019896ap2011

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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