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Diocese of Blumenau

Dioecesis Florumpratensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 19 April 2000
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Florianópolis
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Santa Catarina
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 3,740 (1,444 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul IV
  • Mailing Address: Rua XV de Novembro 955, s/n, 89010-000; C.P. 222, 89010-971 Blumenau, SC, Brazil
  • Telephone: (047)3322-4435
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
19 April 2000ErectedArchdiocese of Florianópolis
Diocese of Joinville
Diocese of Rio do Sul
Diocese of Blumenau (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
2000410,000595,89868.8%22123412,05821127325ap2001
2001333,000483,02168.9%2521467,23926227026ap2002
2002400,387518,03277.3%3225577,02426267426ap2003
2003382,612529,25872.3%3123547,08531247627ap2004
2004390,264540,24272.2%3120517,65231217928ap2005
2006401,000571,00070.2%3519547,42530217029ap2007
2012430,000609,00070.6%4916656,61560166038ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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