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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: 35,200 (13,596 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)

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

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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