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Diocese of Bom Jesus do Gurguéia

Dioecesis Boni Iesu a Gurgueia



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Bishop(s)

  • Marcos Antônio Tavoni, Bishop
  • Ramón López Carrozas, O. de M., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 3 October 1981
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Teresina
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Piaui
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 51,543 (19,908 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste IV
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Av. Getulio Vargas 600, 64900-000 Bom Jesus, PI, Brazil
  • Telephone: (089)3562-1134

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Territorial Prelature of Bom Jesus do Piauí
18 June 1920ErectedDiocese of Piaui Territorial Prelature of Bom Jesus do Piauí (erected)
Diocese of Bom Jesus do Gurguéia
3 October 1981ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Bom Jesus do Piauí Diocese of Bom Jesus do Gurguéia

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Territorial Prelature of Bom Jesus do Piauí
195090,000100,00090.0%66127,50056ap1951
1966105,000120,00087.5%731010,5003128ap1967
1968105,000120,00087.5%56119,5457117ap1971
1976123,000135,20091.0%34717,57116119ap1977
1980118,200128,50092.0%471110,7457129ap1981
Diocese of Bom Jesus do Gurguéia
1990144,500155,00093.2%87159,63382310ap1991
1999162,000180,00090.0%134179,529341313ap2000
2000163,000181,00090.1%134179,588341313ap2001
2001143,832161,53289.0%134178,460341413ap2002
2002143,832161,53289.0%134178,460342113ap2003
2003143,832161,53289.0%134178,460342113ap2004
2004143,832161,53289.0%144187,990342114ap2005
2006152,000173,00087.9%184226,909341417ap2007
2012167,500190,00088.2%235285,98215422ap2013

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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