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Diocese of Barreiras

Dioecesis Barreriensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 21 May 1979
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Feira de Santana
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Bahia
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 72,675 (28,070 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste III
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua 26 de Maio 427, 47800-000 Barreiras, BA, Brazil
  • Telephone: (077)3611-5926
  • Fax: (same(

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
21 May 1979ErectedDiocese of Barra (do Rio Grande) Diocese of Barreiras (erected)
16 January 2002Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Barreiras (from Sao Salvador da Bahia)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1980195,000200,00097.5%35824,375576ap1981
1990254,000260,00097.7%1271913,36882313ap1991
1999272,000302,00090.1%841222,66642817ap2000
2000275,000306,00089.9%1031321,15332817ap2001
2001270,000316,54185.3%1021222,50023117ap2002
2002270,000316,54185.3%1131419,28533317ap2003
2003270,000316,54185.3%1221419,2851223717ap2004
2004270,000316,54185.3%1321518,0001222017ap2005
2006280,000330,00084.8%1411518,6661213017ap2007
2012320,000355,00090.1%2312413,3331313820ap2013

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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