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Diocese of Vitoria

Dioecesis Victoriensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 8 September 1861
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Burgos
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Spain
  • Square Kilometers: 3,282 (1,267 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesisvitoria.org/
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Calle Vicente Goicoechea 7, 01008 Vitoria, Espana
  • Telephone: 945.14.81.71
  • Fax: 945.14.58.37

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
8 September 1861ErectedArchdiocese of Burgos
Diocese of Calahorra y La Calzada
Diocese of Pamplona (-Tudela)
Diocese of Santander
Diocese of Vitoria (erected)
2 November 1949Territory LostDiocese of Calahorra y La Calzada
Diocese of Santander
Diocese of Vitoria
Diocese of Bilbao (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19501,016,5001,017,84399.9%1,9077422,6493836,568736ap1951
1970207,000207,68199.7%386964824292691,124417ap1971
1980254,002267,03695.1%3641074715393101,019503ap1981
1990267,000280,00095.4%327105432618306979419ap1991
1999276,000289,90295.2%2841033877133211852422ap2000
2000279,000291,98395.6%2881083967043227839412ap2001
2001278,000291,16195.5%284923767393193784422ap2002
2002281,000294,32295.5%274983727553195818422ap2003
2003280,000298,34593.9%264933577843185740422ap2004
2004278,134302,16492.0%259903497963177730422ap2005
2010276,745325,57985.0%232823148814144651422ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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