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Archdiocese of Vrhbosna {Sarajevo}

Archidioecesis Vrhbosnensis o Seraiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Vinko Puljic, Cardinal, Archbishop
  • Pero Sudar, Auxiliary Bishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 5 July 1881
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Square Kilometers: 22,401 (8,652 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.vrhbosanska-nadbiskupija.org/
  • Mailing Address: Nadbiskupski Ordinarijat, Kaptol 7, BiH - 71000 Sarajevo, Bosna i Hercegovina
  • Telephone: (033)218.823
  • Fax: 212.937

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Vrhbosna
7th CenturyErectedDiocese of Vrhbosna (erected)
Archdiocese of Vrhbosna {Sarajevo}
5 July 1881ElevatedDiocese of Vrhbosna Archdiocese of Vrhbosna {Sarajevo}

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Vrhbosna {Sarajevo}
1950352,0001,225,00028.7%1131592721,294228605108ap1951
1969431,0001,940,00022.2%811602411,788169273108ap1971
1980456,4622,249,26620.3%1251883131,458266371128ap1981
1990527,6102,579,43620.5%1351833181,659252221138ap1991
1999209,5061,750,00012.0%120182302693244224147ap2000
2000201,5671,800,00011.2%124188312646251237147ap2001
2001210,1401,800,00011.7%132183315667251247147ap2002
2002215,0251,900,00011.3%138190328655247248147ap2003
2003217,9211,900,00011.5%140185325670241243147ap2004
2004215,4821,950,00011.1%140184324665240249148ap2005
2010198,0121,960,00010.1%165181346572236256151ap2011

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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