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Diocese of

Oslo

Norway Norway, Bouvet Island Bouvet Island

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 154,560 km²

Population: 143,768 Catholics (3.5% of 4,083,845 total) (2018)

Statistics: 26 parishes, 79 priests (49 diocesan, 30 religious), 7 deacons, 114 lay religious (33 brothers, 81 sisters), 4 seminarians (2018)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Trondheim (↑), Stockholm (→), København (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

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Address: Oslo Katolske Bispedømme, Akersveien 5, N-0177, Oslo, Norway

Phone: 23.21.95.06

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

All Churches (30)

Trondheim (↑), Stockholm (→), København (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2005.07.29 – ...):Bishop Bernt Ivar Eidsvig, C.R.S.A. (68)Bishop Bernt Ivar Eidsvig, C.R.S.A. (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Oslo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Bernt Ivar Eidsvig, C.R.S.A. (68)Bishop Bernt Ivar Eidsvig, C.R.S.A. (68)Permalink
(2005.07.29 – ...)

Bishop of Oslo (Norway)

Labori non honori

Born:1953.09.12 (Norway)
Ordained Priest:1982.06.20
Consecrated Bishop:2005.10.22

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (2005.07.29 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Trondheim (Norway) (2009.06.08 – 2019.10.01)

Bishop Gerhard Schwenzer, SS.CC. (82)Bishop Gerhard Schwenzer, SS.CC. (82)Permalink
(1983.11.26 – 2005.07.29)

Bishop emeritus of Oslo (Norway)

Ut impleam verbum Dei

Born:1938.10.01 (Norway)
Ordained Priest:1964.07.18
Consecrated Bishop:1975.12.07

Titular Bishop of Hólar (1975.08.29 – 1979.03.28)

Vicar Apostolic of Central Norway (Norway) (1975.08.29 – 1979.03.28)

Bishop-Prelate of Trondheim (Norway) (1979.03.28 – 1983.11.26)

Coadjutor Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1981.06.02 – 1983.11.26)

Apostolic Administrator of Trondheim (Norway) (1983.11.26 – 1988)

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1983.11.26 – 2005.07.29)

President of Scandinavian Episcopal Conference (1999 – 2005)

Bishop John Willem Nicolaysen Gran, O.C.S.O.Permalink
(1964.11.25 – 1983.11.26)

Ipse faciet

Born:1920.04.05 (Norway)
Ordained Priest:1957.05.21
Consecrated Bishop:1963.03.24
Died:2008.03.20 († 87)

Titular Bishop of Raphia (1962.12.27 – 1964.11.25)

Coadjutor Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1962.12.27 – 1964.11.25)

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1964.11.25 – 1983.11.26)

President of Scandinavian Episcopal Conference (1978 – 1986)

Bishop Jacques Mangers, S.M.Permalink
(1953.06.29 – 1964.11.25)

Ut omnes unum sint

Born:1889.03.18 (Luxembourg)
Ordained Priest:1920.04.03
Consecrated Bishop:1932.08.24
Died:1972.01.07 († 82)

Titular Bishop of Selja (1932.07.12 – 1953.06.29)

Vicar Apostolic of Oslo (Norway) (1932.07.12 – 1953.06.29)

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1953.06.29 – 1964.11.25)

Titular Bishop of Afufenia (1964.11.25 – 1972.01.07)

Vicars Apostolic of Oslo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jacques Mangers, S.M.Permalink
(1932.07.12 – 1953.06.29)

(see above)

Vicars Apostolic of Norway (Roman Rite)

Bishop Olaf OfferdahlPermalink
(1930.03.13 – 1930.10.07)

Born:1857.12.12 (Norway)
Ordained Priest:1891.11.22
Consecrated Bishop:1930.04.06
Died:1930.10.07 († 72)

Apostolic Administrator of Norway (Norway) (1928.10.11 – 1930.03.13)

Titular Bishop of Selja (1930.03.13 – 1930.10.07)

Vicar Apostolic of Norway (Norway) (1930.03.13 – 1930.10.07)

Fr. Olaf Offerdahl (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1928.10.11 – 1930.03.13)

Bishop Johannes Olav SmitPermalink
(1925.12.15 – 1928.10.11)

Spero lucem

Born:1883.02.19 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1906.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1922.06.29
Died:1972.06.23 († 89)

Vicar Apostolic of Norway and Spitzbergen (Norway) (1922.04.11 – 1925.12.15)

Titular Bishop of Paralus (1922.04.11 – 1972.06.23)

Vicar Apostolic of Norway (Norway) (1925.12.15 – 1928.10.11)

Vicars Apostolic of Norway and Spitzbergen (Roman Rite)

Bishop Johannes Olav SmitPermalink
(1922.04.11 – 1925.12.15)

(see above)

Bishop Johannes Olaf Fallize (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1913.06.01 – 1922.06.21)

Born:1844.11.09 (Luxembourg)
Ordained Priest:1871.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:1892.03.19
Died:1933.10.23 († 88)

Prefect Apostolic of Norway (Norway) (1887.02.06 – 1892.03.11)

Vicar Apostolic of Norway (Norway) (1892.03.11 – 1913.06.01)

Titular Bishop of Elusa (1892.03.11 – 1922.10.09)

Vicar Apostolic of Norway and Spitzbergen (Norway) (1913.06.01 – 1922.06.21)

Titular Archbishop of Chalcis (1922.10.09 – 1933.10.23)

Vicars Apostolic of Norway (Roman Rite)

Bishop Johannes Olaf Fallize (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1892.03.11 – 1913.06.01)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Norway (Roman Rite)

Fr. Johannes Olaf Fallize (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1887.02.06 – 1892.03.11)

(see above)

Fr. Bernard BernardPermalink
(1869.08.17 – 1887)

Born:1821.07.21 (France)
Died:1895 († 74)

Prefect Apostolic of North Pole (Norway) (1862 – 1869.08.17)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Norway (Norway) (1869.04.05 – 1869.08.17)

Prefect Apostolic of Norway (Norway) (1869.08.17 – 1887)

Ecclesiastical Superiors of Norway (Roman Rite)

Fr. Bernard BernardPermalink
(1869.04.05 – 1869.08.17)

(see above)

Bishops of Oslo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Hans RevPermalink
(1525 – 1527 deposed)

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1525 – 1527 deposed)

Bishop Hans MulePermalink
(1521 – 1524.09.24)

Died:1524.09.24

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1521 – 1524.09.24)

Bishop Anders MusPermalink
(1505.10.24 – 1521)

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1505.10.24 – 1521)

Bishop Herlog Vigleiksson KorningPermalink
(1489.07 – 1505?)

Died:1505?

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1489.07 – 1505?)

Bishop Nils Audensson KalibPermalink
(1483.08.27 – 1489)

Died:1489

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1483.08.27 – 1489)

Bishop Gunnar Tjostulvsson HolkPermalink
(1453.06.20 – 1482)

Died:1482

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1453.06.20 – 1482)

Bishop Jens JakobssønPermalink
(1420.07.08 – 1453)

Died:1453

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1420.07.08 – 1453)

Bishop Jakob KnutssonPermalink
(1407.09.10 – 1420?)

Died:1420?

Bishop of Bjørgvin (1401.04.04 – 1407.09.10)

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1407.09.10 – 1420?)

Bishop Eystein AslakssonPermalink
(1386.04.11 – 1407)

Died:1407

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1386.04.11 – 1407)

Bishop JonPermalink
(1372.10.27 – 1385.09)

Died:1385.09

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1372.10.27 – 1385.09)

Bishop Hallvard BjørnarssonPermalink
(1359.10.23 – 1371?)

Died:1371?

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1359.10.23 – 1371?)

Bishop Sigfrid, O.P.Permalink
(1352.08.13 – 1358)

Died:1358

Bishop of Stavanger (Norway) (1351.05.30 – 1352.08.13)

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1352.08.13 – 1358)

Bishop Salomon ToraldsonPermalink
(1322 – 1351)

Died:1351

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1322 – 1351)

Bishop HelgePermalink
(1304 – 1322)

Died:1322

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1304 – 1322)

Bishop EyvindPermalink
(1288 – 1303)

Died:1303

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1288 – 1303)

Bishop AndreasPermalink
(1267 – 1287)

Died:1287

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1267 – 1287)

Bishop Håkon (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1248 – 1265)

Died:1267.08.18

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1248 – 1265)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nidaros (Norway) (1265 – 1267.08.18)

Bishop TorkellPermalink
(1245? – 1248)

Died:1248

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1245? – 1248)

Bishop OrmPermalink
(1226 – 1244)

Died:1244

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1226 – 1244)

Bishop Nikolas ArnessonPermalink
(1190 – 1225.05.09)

Died:1225.05.09

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1190 – 1225.05.09)

Bishop HelgePermalink
(1170 – 1190)

Died:1190

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1170 – 1190)

Bishop TorsteinnPermalink
(1157 – 1169?)

Died:1169?

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1157 – 1169?)

Bishop VilhelmPermalink
(? – 1157)

Died:1157

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (? – 1157)

Bishop PeterPermalink
(? – ?)

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (? – ?)

Bishop Koll TorkelssonPermalink
(1100? – 1130?)

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (1100? – 1130?)

Bishop GerhardPermalink
(? – ?)

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (? – ?)

Bishop AslakPermalink
(? – ?)

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (? – ?)

Bishop ThorolfPermalink
(? – ?)

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (? – ?)

Bishop AsgautPermalink
(? – 1073)

Died:1073

Bishop of Oslo (Norway) (? – 1073)

Former Prelates


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