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Diocese of

Jelgava

Latvia Latvia

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 13,620 km²

Population: 67,700 Catholics (24.4% of 277,200 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Riga

Neighbouring Dioceses: Telšiai (↙), Liepāja (←), Riga (↗), Rēzekne–Aglona (→), Vitebsk (→), Vilnius (↘), Panevėžys (↓), Šiauliai (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 59 parishes, 23 priests (21 diocesan, 2 religious), 5 lay religious (2 brothers, 3 sisters), 3 seminarians (2014)

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History


Special Churches

Telšiai (↙), Liepāja (←), Riga (↗), Rēzekne–Aglona (→), Vitebsk (→), Vilnius (↘), Panevėžys (↓), Šiauliai (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.07.22 – ...):Bishop Edvards Pavlovskis (66)Bishop Edvards Pavlovskis (66)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Jelgava (Roman Rite)

Bishop Edvards Pavlovskis (66)Bishop Edvards Pavlovskis (66)Permalink
(2011.07.22 – ...)

Bishop of Jelgava (Latvia)

Ecce filius tuus

Born:1950.08.30 (Latvia)
Ordained Priest:1975.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:2011.09.10

Bishop of Jelgava (Latvia) (2011.07.22 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Liepāja (Latvia) (2012.06.20 – 2013.07.20)

Bishop Antons Justs (84)Bishop Antons Justs (84)Permalink
(1995.12.07 – 2011.07.22)

Bishop emeritus of Jelgava (Latvia)
President emeritus of Episcopal Conference of Latvia

Ut vitam habeant

Born:1931.11.22 (Latvia)
Ordained Priest:1960.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:1996.01.06

Bishop of Jelgava (Latvia) (1995.12.07 – 2011.07.22)

President of Episcopal Conference of Latvia (2011.06.01 – 2011.12)


as of 2016.09.12

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