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Diocese of

Groningen–Leeuwarden

Netherlands Netherlands

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 8,585 km²

Population: 110,000 Catholics (5.7% of 1,923,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Utrecht

Neighbouring Dioceses: Haarlem–Amsterdam (↙), Osnabrück (→), Utrecht (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 81 parishes, 36 priests (30 diocesan, 6 religious), 3 deacons, 18 lay religious (7 brothers, 11 sisters), 9 seminarians (2014)

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History


Special Churches

Haarlem–Amsterdam (↙), Osnabrück (→), Utrecht (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Groningen–Leeuwarden (Roman Rite)

Bishop Gerard Johannes Nicolaas de Korte (61)Bishop Gerard Johannes Nicolaas de Korte (61)Permalink
(2008.06.18 – 2016.03.05)

Bishop of ’s-Hertogenbosch (Netherlands)

Confidens in Christo

Born:1955.06.13 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1987.09.05
Consecrated Bishop:2001.06.02

Titular Bishop of Cesarea in Mauretania (2001.04.11 – 2008.06.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of Utrecht (Netherlands) (2001.04.11 – 2008.06.18)

Bishop of Groningen–Leeuwarden (Netherlands) (2008.06.18 – 2016.03.05)

Bishop of ’s-Hertogenbosch (Netherlands) (2016.03.05 – ...)

Twitter FeedCardinal Willem Jacobus Eijk (63)Bishop Willem Jacobus Eijk (63) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(2005.11.26 – 2007.12.11)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Callisto
Metropolitan Archbishop of Utrecht (Netherlands)

Noli recusare laborem

Born:1953.06.22 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1985.06.01
Consecrated Bishop:1999.11.06
Created Cardinal:2012.02.18

Bishop of Groningen (Netherlands) (1999.07.17 – 2005.11.26)

Bishop of Groningen–Leeuwarden (Netherlands) (2005.11.26 – 2007.12.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Utrecht (Netherlands) (2007.12.11 – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of the Netherlands (2011.06 – 2016.06.14)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Callisto (2012.02.18 [2012.05.17] – ...)

Bishops of Groningen (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedCardinal Willem Jacobus Eijk (63)Bishop Willem Jacobus Eijk (63) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1999.07.17 – 2005.11.26)

(see above)

Bishop Johann Bernard Wilhelm Maria MöllerPermalink
(1969.05.21 – 1999.04.26)

Pax et bonum

Born:1923.10.31 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1949.07.24
Consecrated Bishop:1969.06.28
Died:1999.04.26 († 75)

Bishop of Groningen (Netherlands) (1969.05.21 – 1999.04.26)

Bishop Pieter Antoon NiermanPermalink
(1956.03.10 – 1969.05.21)

Deus refugium et virtus

Born:1901.01.29 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1924.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1956.05.11
Died:1976.09.15 († 75)

Bishop of Groningen (Netherlands) (1956.03.10 – 1969.05.21)

Titular Bishop of Sala Consilina (1969.05.21 – 1970.11.29)

Fr. Arnoldus Nijlen, O.P.Permalink
(1593 – 1594 not possessed)

Died:1603

Bishop of Groningen (Netherlands) (1577 – 1580 not possessed)

Bishop of Groningen (Netherlands) (1593 – 1594 not possessed)

Bishop Johannes van Bruheze (Jan van Bruhezen)Permalink
(1589 – 1592)

Born:1527.05.03
Died:1600.09.10 († 73)

Bishop of Groningen (Netherlands) (1576 – 1577 not possessed)

Bishop of Groningen (Netherlands) (1589 – 1592)

Vicar Apostolic of Batavia (Netherlands) (1592 – 1600.09.10 not possessed)

Fr. Arnoldus Nijlen, O.P.Permalink
(1577 – 1580 not possessed)

Died:1603

Bishop of Groningen (Netherlands) (1577 – 1580 not possessed)

Bishop of Groningen (Netherlands) (1593 – 1594 not possessed)

Fr. Johannes van Bruheze (Jan van Bruhezen) (later Bishop)Permalink
(1576 – 1577 not possessed)

Born:1527.05.03
Died:1600.09.10 († 73)

Bishop of Groningen (Netherlands) (1576 – 1577 not possessed)

Bishop of Groningen (Netherlands) (1589 – 1592)

Vicar Apostolic of Batavia (Netherlands) (1592 – 1600.09.10 not possessed)

Bishop Johannes Knijff, O.F.M. Obs.Permalink
(1561.08.08 – 1578.10.01)

Born: (Netherlands)
Consecrated Bishop:1562
Died:1578.10.01

Bishop of Groningen (Netherlands) (1561.08.08 – 1578.10.01)


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