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Diocese of Acarigua-Araure

Dioecesis Acariguaruensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 27 December 2002
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Barquisimeto
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Venezuela
  • Square Kilometers: 5,510 (2,128 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Avenida 38 con Calle 26, Barrio Paraguay, Acarigua 3101, Edo. Portuguesa, Venezuela
  • Telephone: (0255) 622.64.43
  • Fax: 622.29.96

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
27 December 2002ErectedDiocese of Guanare Diocese of Acarigua-Araure (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
2002450,000452,00099.6%1511628,12511118ap2003
2003481,900483,90099.6%1321532,1262718ap2004
2004470,000485,00096.9%1531826,1113918ap2005
2005485,000550,00088.2%1431728,52931318ap2006
2006494,000559,00088.4%1321532,93321018ap2007
2011564,000604,00093.4%2412522,56012822ap2012
2012573,000613,00093.5%2712820,46412823ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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