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Diocese of

Belfort–Montbéliard

France France

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 1,472 km²

Population: 249,500 Catholics (76.1% of 327,800 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Besançon

Neighbouring Dioceses: Besançon (↙), Strasbourg (↗), Basel (→)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Paul en sa conversion

Statistics: 133 parishes, 73 priests (63 diocesan, 10 religious), 14 deacons, 36 lay religious (11 brothers, 25 sisters), 1 seminarian (2014)

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History


Special Churches

Besançon (↙), Strasbourg (↗), Basel (→)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.05.21 – ...):Bishop Dominique Blanchet (50)Bishop Dominique Blanchet (50)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Belfort–Montbéliard (Roman Rite)

Bishop Dominique Blanchet (50)Bishop Dominique Blanchet (50)Permalink
(2015.05.21 – ...)

Bishop of Belfort–Montbéliard (France)

Born:1966.02.15 (France)
Ordained Priest:1999.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:2015.07.12

Bishop of Belfort–Montbéliard (France) (2015.05.21 – ...)

Bishop Claude-Pierre-Charles Schockert (76)Bishop Claude-Pierre-Charles Schockert (76)Permalink
(2000.03.01 – 2015.05.21)

Bishop emeritus of Belfort–Montbéliard (France)

Born:1940.01.26 (France)
Ordained Priest:1965.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2000.05.14

Bishop of Belfort–Montbéliard (France) (2000.03.01 – 2015.05.21)

Bishop Eugène-Georges-Joseph LecrosnierPermalink
(1979.11.03 – 2000.03.01)

Born:1923.04.20 (France)
Ordained Priest:1947.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1969.06.21
Died:2013.10.15 († 90)

Titular Bishop of San Leone (1969.04.21 – 1979.11.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of Chambéry–Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne–Tarentaise (France) (1969.04.21 – 1979.11.03)

Bishop of Belfort–Montbéliard (France) (1979.11.03 – 2000.03.01)


as of 2016.09.12

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