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Diocese of Armenia

Dioecesis Armeniensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 17 December 1952
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Manizales
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Colombia
  • Square Kilometers: 1,943 (750 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Calle 23 N. 12-26, Centro de Servicios Diocesanos, Armenia, Quindio, Colombia
  • Telephone: (67)741.41.71
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
17 December 1952ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Chocó
Diocese of Manizales
Diocese of Armenia (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1959351,000352,20099.7%457526,7502222014ap1960
1966360,000363,00099.2%5112635,7144029319ap1967
1970430,000434,10099.1%5214666,5152922020ap1971
1976350,500360,10097.3%3810487,3024027823ap1977
1980400,000420,00095.2%4612586,8963023624ap1981
1990395,000418,94494.3%557626,3701820230ap1991
1999400,000430,00093.0%7210824,8782020339ap2000
2000400,000430,00093.0%7110814,93811617340ap2001
2001400,000430,00093.0%7510854,70512017241ap2002
2002390,000445,00087.6%8110914,28511716542ap2003
2003400,000485,00082.5%789874,59711417242ap2004
2004408,422495,21282.5%8211934,39111618143ap2005
2006422,000512,00082.4%8514994,26211818143ap2007
2012458,000554,00082.7%95131084,24052616344ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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