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Diocese of Barahona

Dioecesis Barahonensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 24 April 1976
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Santo Domingo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Dominican Republic
  • Square Kilometers: 6,973 (2,693 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Apartado 170, c/Colon esq. Av. Luperon, Barahona, República Dominicana
  • Telephone: (809)524-2876; 524-4014
  • Fax: 524-4211

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
24 April 1976ErectedDiocese of San Juan de la Maguana Diocese of Barahona (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1976223,290.0%215170154811ap1977
1980247,000309,00079.9%322259,880224912ap1981
1990192,000320,00060.0%813219,142155312ap1991
1999204,750360,85756.7%9112010,2371113313ap2000
2000210,750385,85754.6%918277,8051183313ap2001
2001197,262361,11054.6%159248,219291215ap2002
2002203,000372,00054.6%159248,458294517ap2003
2003203,000379,00053.6%1511267,8072114520ap2004
2004183,588342,75953.6%1312257,3432124520ap2005
2006191,000357,00053.5%1513286,8211134020ap2007
2012212,000387,00054.8%1514297,3102174323ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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