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Diocese of Bom Jesus da Lapa

Dioecesis Spelaeopolitanus a Bono Iesu



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 22 July 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Vitória da Conquista
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Baia
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 56,300 (21,745 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste III
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Av. Sao Vicente de Paulo s/n, C.P. 20, 47600-000 Bom Jesus da Lapa, BA, Brazil
  • Telephone: (077)3481-2086; 3481-4522
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
22 July 1962ErectedDiocese of Barra (do Rio Grande) Diocese of Bom Jesus da Lapa (erected)
16 January 2002Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Bom Jesus da Lapa (from Sao Salvador da Bahia)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1964149,000151,00098.7%44818,625476ap1967
1966162,000164,81298.3%641016,200666ap1971
1976214,000216,40098.9%981712,5888296ap1977
1980549,000555,00098.9%1181928,89483310ap1981
1990294,000296,54399.1%6142014,7002173812ap1991
1999305,000338,00090.2%6131916,052153014ap2000
2000315,000350,00090.0%9101916,578123014ap2001
2001315,000350,00090.0%7142115,000164214ap2002
2002295,000328,13489.9%1081816,388104214ap2003
2003270,000330,00081.8%1081815,000104114ap2004
2004280,000350,00080.0%9152411,666184214ap2005
2006287,000360,00079.7%14132710,629174214ap2007
2012316,000397,00079.6%1717349,294183815ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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