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Diocese of

Groningen–Leeuwarden

Netherlands Netherlands

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 8,585 km²

Population: 110,200 Catholics (5.7% of 1,927,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Utrecht

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

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 81 parishes, 37 priests (33 diocesan, 4 religious), 3 deacons, 16 lay religious (5 brothers, 11 sisters), 2 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

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

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.04.01 – ...):Bishop Cornelis Franciscus Maria van den Hout (52)Bishop Cornelis Franciscus Maria van den Hout (52)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Groningen–Leeuwarden (Roman Rite)

Bishop Cornelis Franciscus Maria van den Hout (52)Bishop Cornelis Franciscus Maria van den Hout (52)Permalink
(2017.04.01 – ...)

Bishop of Groningen–Leeuwarden (Netherlands)

In exilio spes

Born:1964.11.11 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1993.06.05
Consecrated Bishop:2017.06.03

Bishop of Groningen–Leeuwarden (Netherlands) (2017.04.01 – ...)

Bishop Gerard Johannes Nicolaas de Korte (62)Bishop Gerard Johannes Nicolaas de Korte (62)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 (64)Bishop Willem Jacobus Eijk (64) (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 (64)Bishop Willem Jacobus Eijk (64) (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)

Fr. 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)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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