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Diocese of

Feldkirch

Austria Austria

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,601 km²

Population: 245,062 Catholics (65.1% of 376,347 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Salzburg

Neighbouring Dioceses: Vaduz (↙), Sankt Gallen (←), Augsburg (↗), Innsbruck (→), Wettingen-Mehrerau (☉)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 126 parishes, 21 missions, 202 priests (140 diocesan, 62 religious), 24 deacons, 342 lay religious (72 brothers, 270 sisters), 4 seminarians (2014)

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History


Special Churches

Vaduz (↙), Sankt Gallen (←), Augsburg (↗), Innsbruck (→), Wettingen-Mehrerau (☉)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.05.08 – ...):Bishop Benno Elbs (56)Bishop Benno Elbs (56)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Feldkirch (Roman Rite)

Bishop Benno Elbs (56)Bishop Benno Elbs (56)Permalink
(2013.05.08 – ...)

Bishop of Feldkirch (Austria)

Committe Domino viam tuam

Born:1960.10.16 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1986.05.16
Consecrated Bishop:2013.06.30

Bishop of Feldkirch (Austria) (2013.05.08 – ...)

Bishop Elmar Fischer (80)Bishop Elmar Fischer (80)Permalink
(2005.05.24 – 2011.11.15)

Bishop emeritus of Feldkirch (Austria)

Dei regnum quærere

Born:1936.10.06 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1961.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2005.07.03

Bishop of Feldkirch (Austria) (2005.05.24 – 2011.11.15)

Bishop Klaus Küng (76)Bishop Klaus Küng (76)Permalink
(1989.01.21 – 2004.10.07)

Bishop of Sankt Pölten (Austria)

Serviam

Born:1940.09.17 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1970.08.23
Consecrated Bishop:1989.03.05

Bishop of Feldkirch (Austria) (1989.01.21 – 2004.10.07)

Bishop of Sankt Pölten (Austria) (2004.10.07 – ...)

Bishop Bruno WechnerPermalink
(1968.12.09 – 1989.01.21)

Omnia regi

Born:1908.07.01 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1933.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:1955.03.12
Died:1999.12.28 († 91)

Titular Bishop of Cartennæ (1954.12.31 – 1968.12.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of Innsbruck (Austria) (1954.12.31 – 1968.12.09)

Bishop of Feldkirch (Austria) (1968.12.09 – 1989.01.21)


as of 2016.12.03

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