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Diocese of Bacabal

Dioecesis Bacabalensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 22 June 1968
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of São Luís do Maranhão
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Maranho
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 15,867 (6,128 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste V
  • Mailing Address: Rua Teixeira Mendes 45, C.P. 01, 65700-000 Bacabal, MA, Brazil
  • Telephone: (099)3621-1280
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
22 June 1968ErectedTerritorial Prelature of São José do Grajaú
Archdiocese of São Luís do Maranhão
Diocese of Bacabal (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1970536,000600,00089.3%22268,00011ap1971
1976580,000600,00096.7%5192424,16624309ap1977
1980430,000450,00095.6%6364210,23840369ap1981
1990479,000532,27990.0%8172519,160204217ap1991
1999446,000483,99592.1%10162617,153213214ap2000
2000449,000487,00092.2%10162617,269213314ap2001
2001451,000490,26192.0%9172617,346204814ap2002
2002451,000490,26192.0%8172518,040204514ap2003
2003451,000490,26192.0%7182518,040274315ap2004
2004451,000490,26192.0%6192518,040224116ap2005
2006461,000502,00091.8%9172617,730223616ap2007
2012499,500542,00092.2%13213414,691282916ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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