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Diocese of Bauru

Dioecesis Bauruensis (Bauropolitanus)



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Bishop(s)

  • Caetano Ferrari, O.F.M., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 15 February 1964
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Botucatu
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Sao Paulo
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 5,982 (2,310 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul I
  • Official Web Site: http://www.bispadobauru.org.br/
  • Mailing Address: Rua Fernando Costa 3-30, 17014-130 Bauru, SP, Brazil
  • Telephone: (014)3879-8706; 3227-7796
  • Fax: 3227-7796

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
15 February 1964ErectedArchdiocese of Botucatu
Diocese of Lins
Diocese of Bauru (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1965230,000251,06591.6%1433474,8934512019ap1967
1968209,933233,29990.0%1335484,3734614020ap1971
1976203,056229,80988.4%1227395,2064810023ap1977
1980242,000275,00088.0%1729465,2604410522ap1981
1990345,001391,00088.2%1525408,6254112124ap1991
1999372,000419,87988.6%3825635,904357932ap2000
2000384,000433,00088.7%3227596,508407834ap2001
2001398,000449,64588.5%3428626,4191107138ap2002
2002402,000454,00088.5%3528636,3801147440ap2003
2003405,000458,00088.4%3627636,428407841ap2004
2004422,739469,71090.0%3427616,930957940ap2005
2006441,000489,00090.2%3927666,681616840ap2007
2012471,000526,00089.5%3819578,2634434741ap2013

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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