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Diocese of Barinas

Dioecesis Barinensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 23 July 1965
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Mérida
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Venezuela
  • Square Kilometers: 32,980 (12,738 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Palacio Episcopal, Av. Briceno Mendez, Frente Plaza Bolivar, Barinas, Venezuela
  • Telephone: (0273)552.23.15
  • Fax: 533.28.39

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
23 July 1965ErectedDiocese of Calabozo
Archdiocese of Mérida
Diocese of Barinas (erected)
3 December 2015Territory LostDiocese of Barinas
Diocese of San Fernando de Apure
Diocese of Guasdualito (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966195,000200,00097.5%1451910,2635815ap1967
1970213,400220,00097.0%24248,8912222ap1971
1976245,000250,00098.0%1361912,89471824ap1977
1980351,000361,00097.2%20113111,322113024ap1981
1990346,000356,00097.2%299389,105164229ap1991
1999498,000525,60094.7%27113813,1051173539ap2000
2000490,000500,00098.0%30114111,951173539ap2001
2001400,000557,89671.7%3311449,090173040ap2002
2002358,000500,00071.6%3012428,523134445ap2003
2003586,950624,41494.0%33154812,2281235532ap2004
2004586,950624,41494.0%3048787,5251524135ap2005
2006609,000647,00094.1%34165012,1801213335ap2007
2012651,430814,28880.0%5018689,57920264740ap2013
2015814,000.0%531770042bul:3Dec2015

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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