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Diocese of Alagoinhas

Dioecesis Alacunensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 October 1974
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of São Salvador da Bahia
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Bahia
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 16,842 (6,505 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste III
  • Mailing Address: Rua Dr. Manoel Vitorino 368, 48005-500 Alagoinhas, BA, Brazil
  • Telephone: (075) 3421-1842
  • Fax: 3422-3209

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 October 1974ErectedArchdiocese of São Salvador da Bahia Diocese of Alagoinhas (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1976374,323386,65196.8%12122415,596134518ap1977
1980398,560425,50093.7%1492317,3282116718ap1981
1990454,000522,00087.0%1782518,160185120ap1991
1999520,000596,42787.2%1982719,259297622ap2000
2000419,000598,65170.0%2082814,964297722ap2001
2001418,300597,57670.0%2092914,424297522ap2002
2002477,000795,89059.9%22103214,9062218323ap2003
2003510,000670,00076.1%25103514,5713236524ap2004
2004524,000680,00077.1%29114013,1002196625ap2005
2006574,000718,00079.9%28103815,1052166826ap2007
2010611,000765,00079.9%4285012,2203119130ap2013

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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