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Diocese of Vitebsk

Dioecesis Vitebscensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Aleh Butkevich, Bishop
  • Władisław Blin, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 13 October 1999
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Minsk-Mohilev
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Belarus
  • Square Kilometers: 40,100 (15,488 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Kuria Diecezjalna, ul. Czkalowa 52/k.1 m.21, 210041 Witebsk a/R 133, Belarus
  • Telephone: (0212)25-31-57
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
13 October 1999ErectedArchdiocese of Minsk-Mohilev Diocese of Vitebsk (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
2000175,0001,630,00010.7%2332553,181554779ap2001
2001140,0001,400,00010.0%2336592,372544764ap2002
2002140,0001,400,00010.0%2941702,000595369ap2003
2003140,0001,400,00010.0%3042721,944626581ap2004
2004140,0001,400,00010.0%4040801,750556983ap2005
2010170,0001,448,00011.7%5443971,7525553140ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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