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Archdiocese of

Luxembourg

Luxembourg Luxembourg

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Archdiocese

Area: 2,586 km²

Population: 439,280 Catholics (73.0% of 602,005 total) (2018)

Statistics: 275 parishes, 178 priests (123 diocesan, 55 religious), 15 deacons, 367 lay religious (70 brothers, 297 sisters), 8 seminarians (2018)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Namur (↖), Liège (↑), Trier (→), Metz (↓), Nancy (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Marie, Consolatrice des Affligés

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: August 29

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History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

All Churches (212)

Namur (↖), Liège (↑), Trier (→), Metz (↓), Nancy (↓)

Present Prelates

Archbishop (2011.07.12 – ...):Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J. (62)Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J. (62)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Crisostomo a Monte Sacro Alto

President of Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community

Auxiliary Bishop (2019.07.24 – ...):Bishop Léon Wagener (59)Bishop Léon Wagener (59)

Titular Bishop of Aquæ novæ in Numidia

Ordinaries

Archbishops of Luxembourg (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedCardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J. (62)Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J. (62)Permalink
(2011.07.12 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Crisostomo a Monte Sacro Alto
Archbishop of Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
President of Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community

Annuntiate

Born:1958.08.09 (Differdange, Luxembourg)
Ordained Priest:1990.04.21
Consecrated Bishop:2011.10.16
Created Cardinal:2019.10.05

Archbishop of Luxembourg (Luxembourg) (2011.07.12 – ...)

President of Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (2018.03.08 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Crisostomo a Monte Sacro Alto (2019.10.05 [2020.02.16] – ...)

Archbishop Fernand Franck (87)Archbishop Fernand Franck (87)Permalink
(1990.12.21 – 2011.07.12)

Archbishop emeritus of Luxembourg (Luxembourg)

Ut unum sint

Born:1934.05.06 (Luxembourg)
Ordained Priest:1960.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1991.02.02

Archbishop of Luxembourg (Luxembourg) (1990.12.21 – 2011.07.12)

Vice-President of Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (1993 – 2000)

Archbishop Jean HengenPermalink
(1988.04.23 – 1990.12.21)

Tibi servire

Born:1912.11.23 (Luxembourg)
Ordained Priest:1940.10.27
Consecrated Bishop:1967.06.04
Died:2005.01.29 († 92)

Titular Bishop of Calama (1967.04.08 – 1971.02.13)

Coadjutor Bishop of Luxembourg (Luxembourg) (1967.04.08 – 1971.02.13)

Bishop of Luxembourg (Luxembourg) (1971.02.13 – 1988.04.23)

Vice-President of Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (1982 – 1984)

President of Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (1984 – 1990)

Archbishop ad personam (1985.05.16 – 1988.04.23)

Archbishop of Luxembourg (Luxembourg) (1988.04.23 – 1990.12.21)

Bishops of Luxembourg (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Jean HengenPermalink
(1971.02.13 – 1988.04.23)

(see above)

Bishop Léon LommelPermalink
(1956.10.21 – 1971.02.13)

Nos autem populus tuus

Born:1893.02.03 (Luxembourg)
Ordained Priest:1919.07.13
Consecrated Bishop:1949.06.29
Died:1978.03.12 († 85)

Titular Bishop of Nephelis (1949.05.14 – 1956.10.21)

Coadjutor Bishop of Luxembourg (Luxembourg) (1949.05.14 – 1956.10.21)

Bishop of Luxembourg (Luxembourg) (1956.10.21 – 1971.02.13)

Bishop Joseph Laurent Philippe, S.C.I.Permalink
(1935.10.09 – 1956.10.21)

Pro animabus vestris

Born:1877.04.03 (Luxembourg)
Ordained Priest:1904.05.28
Consecrated Bishop:1935.06.09
Died:1956.10.21 († 79)

Superior General of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart (Dehonians) (1926.01.20 – 1935.10.24)

Titular Bishop of Knin (1935.04.25 – 1935.10.09)

Coadjutor Bishop of Luxembourg (Luxembourg) (1935.04.25 – 1935.10.09)

Bishop of Luxembourg (Luxembourg) (1935.10.09 – 1956.10.21)

Bishop Pierre NommeschPermalink
(1920.03.08 – 1935.10.09)

Tuus sum ego

Born:1864.12.16 (Luxembourg)
Ordained Priest:1890.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1920.03.25
Died:1935.10.09 († 70)

Bishop of Luxembourg (Luxembourg) (1920.03.08 – 1935.10.09)

Bishop Johannes Joseph KoppesPermalink
(1883.09.28 – 1918.11.29)

Pax et veritas

Born:1843.09.16 (Luxembourg)
Ordained Priest:1868.08.28
Consecrated Bishop:1883.11.04
Died:1918.11.29 († 75)

Bishop of Luxembourg (Luxembourg) (1883.09.28 – 1918.11.29)

Bishop Nikolaus Adames (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1870.09.27 – 1883.09.27)

Succurre miseris

Born:1813.12.29 (Luxembourg)
Ordained Priest:1839.08.25
Consecrated Bishop:1863.06.29
Died:1887.02.13 († 73)

Pro-Vicar Apostolic of Luxembourg (Luxembourg) (1848.05.07 – 1863.03.27)

Titular Bishop of Halicarnassus (1863.03.27 – 1870.09.27)

Vicar Apostolic of Luxembourg (Luxembourg) (1863.03.27 – 1870.09.27)

Bishop of Luxembourg (Luxembourg) (1870.09.27 – 1883.09.27)

Titular Archbishop of Cyrrhus (1883.11.02 – 1887.02.13)

Vicars Apostolic of Luxembourg (Roman Rite)

Bishop Nikolaus Adames (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1863.03.27 – 1870.09.27)

(see above)

Fr. Nikolaus Adames (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1848.05.07 – 1863.03.27)

(see above)

Bishop Johann Theodor LaurentPermalink
(1841.12.01 – 1856.07.10)

Born:1804.07.06 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1829.03.14
Consecrated Bishop:1839.12.27
Died:1884.02.20 († 79)

Vicar Apostolic of Nordic Missions (Germany) (1839.09.17 – 1841.12.01)

Titular Bishop of Chersonesus (1839.09.17 – 1884.02.20)

Vicar Apostolic of Luxembourg (Luxembourg) (1841.12.01 – 1856.07.10)

Fr. Johann Theodor van der NootPermalink
(1840.06.02 – 1841.12.13)

Born:1769.08.06 (Luxembourg)
Ordained Priest:1797
Died:1843.04.19 († 73)

Vicar Apostolic of Luxembourg (Luxembourg) (1840.06.02 – 1841.12.13)

Former Prelates


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