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Diocese of Barcelona

Dioecesis Barcinonensis in Venetiola



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 7 June 1954
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cumaná
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Venezuela
  • Square Kilometers: 43,300 (16,724 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Apartado 67, Avda. Country Club con c/San Carlos, Urb. Urdaneta, Barcelona 6001-A, Edo, Anzoategui, Venezuela
  • Telephone: (0281)2774.889
  • Fax: 2764.993

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
7 June 1954ErectedDiocese of Ciudad Bolívar (Anzoátegui) Diocese of Barcelona (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1958223,000238,00093.7%1515307,433168720ap1960
1966363,096380,00295.6%3218507,2611811870ap1967
1970377,000382,00298.7%2920497,6932112040ap1971
1976495,000550,00090.0%3024549,1662511969ap1977
1980575,000639,00090.0%30154512,777278072ap1981
1990706,000785,00089.9%39216011,7663216548ap1991
19991,200,0001,300,00092.3%43165920,3386166849ap2000
20001,250,0001,400,00089.3%47166319,8416166949ap2001
20011,350,0001,500,00090.0%48166421,0936167054ap2002
20021,350,0001,500,00090.0%48166421,0936167052ap2003
20031,390,0001,550,00089.7%48166421,7186167052ap2004
20041,529,0001,705,00089.7%44166025,4836217052ap2005
20061,785,0001,909,00093.5%52166826,2504257852ap2007
20121,966,0002,100,00093.6%52166828,9114243862ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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