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Diocese of

Rotterdam

Netherlands Netherlands

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,403 km²

Population: 473,000 Catholics (12.5% of 3,774,000 total) (2018)

Statistics: 58 parishes, 143 priests (89 diocesan, 54 religious), 27 deacons, 158 lay religious (76 brothers, 82 sisters), 5 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Utrecht

Neighbouring Dioceses: Haarlem–Amsterdam (↑), Utrecht (→), Breda (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

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History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Haarlem–Amsterdam (↑), Utrecht (→), Breda (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.05.10 – ...):Bishop Johannes Harmannes Jozefus van den Hende (57)Bishop Johannes Harmannes Jozefus van den Hende (57)

President of Episcopal Conference of the Netherlands

Ordinaries

Bishops of Rotterdam (Roman Rite)

Bishop Johannes Harmannes Jozefus van den Hende (57)Bishop Johannes Harmannes Jozefus van den Hende (57)Permalink
(2011.05.10 – ...)

Bishop of Rotterdam (Netherlands)
President of Episcopal Conference of the Netherlands

Sine timore serviamus illi

Born:1964.01.09 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1991.04.06
Consecrated Bishop:2006.11.25

Coadjutor Bishop of Breda (Netherlands) (2006.09.09 – 2007.10.31)

Bishop of Breda (Netherlands) (2007.10.31 – 2011.05.10)

Bishop of Rotterdam (Netherlands) (2011.05.10 – ...)

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

Bishop Adrianus Herman van Luyn, S.D.B. (85)Bishop Adrianus Herman van Luyn, S.D.B. (85)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2011.01.14 – 2011.05.10)

Bishop Adrianus Herman van Luyn, S.D.B. (85)Bishop Adrianus Herman van Luyn, S.D.B. (85)Permalink
(1993.11.27 – 2011.01.14)

Bishop emeritus of Rotterdam (Netherlands)
former President of Episcopal Conference of the Netherlands
former President of Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community

Collabora evangelio

Born:1935.08.10 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1964.02.09
Consecrated Bishop:1994.02.12

Bishop of Rotterdam (Netherlands) (1993.11.27 – 2011.01.14)

Vice-President of Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (2000 – 2006.03)

President of Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (2006.03 – 2011.01.14)

President of Episcopal Conference of the Netherlands (2008.01.26 – 2011.01.14)

Apostolic Administrator of Rotterdam (Netherlands) (2011.01.14 – 2011.05.10)

Bishop Ronald Philippe Bär, O.S.B. (92)Bishop Ronald Philippe Bär, O.S.B. (92)Permalink
(1983.10.19 – 1993.03.13)

Bishop emeritus of Rotterdam (Netherlands)
Military Ordinary emeritus of Netherlands (Netherlands)

Christo et ecclesiæ

Born:1928.07.29 (Indonesia)
Ordained Priest:1959.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:1982.03.20

Titular Bishop of Leges (1982.01.15 – 1983.10.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Rotterdam (Netherlands) (1982.01.15 – 1983.10.19)

Military Vicar of Netherlands (Netherlands) (1982.11.22 – 1986.07.21)

Bishop of Rotterdam (Netherlands) (1983.10.19 – 1993.03.13)

Military Ordinary of Netherlands (Netherlands) (1986.07.21 – 1993.03.13)

Bishop Adrianus Johannes Simonis (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1970.12.29 – 1983.06.27)

Ut cognoscant te

Born:1931.11.26 (Lisse, Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1957.06.15
Consecrated Bishop:1971.03.20
Created Cardinal:1985.05.25
Died:2020.09.02 (Voorhout, Niger † 88)

Bishop of Rotterdam (Netherlands) (1970.12.29 – 1983.06.27)

President of Episcopal Conference of the Netherlands (1983 – 2008.01.26)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Utrecht (Netherlands) (1983.06.27 – 1983.12.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Utrecht (Netherlands) (1983.12.03 – 2007.04.14)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Clemente (1985.05.25 – 2020.09.02)

Apostolic Administrator of Utrecht (Netherlands) (2007.04.14 – 2007.12.11)

Bishop Martien Antoon JansenPermalink
(1956.03.10 – 1970.01.02)

Omnia in luce clarescunt

Born:1905.08.29 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1929.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:1956.05.08
Died:1983.03.28 († 77)

Bishop of Rotterdam (Netherlands) (1956.03.10 – 1970.01.02)

Titular Bishop of Baza (1970.01.02 – 1970.11.29)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.06.22

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