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Territorial Prelature of Bocas del Toro

Territorialis Praelatura Buccae Taurinae



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Territorial Prelature
  • Erected: 17 October 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Panamá
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Panama
  • Square Kilometers: 7,745 (2,991 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Calle Tercera, Apartado 18, Bocas del Toro, Panamá
  • Telephone: 757.92.58
  • Fax: 757.93.79

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
17 October 1962ErectedDiocese of David Territorial Prelature of Bocas del Toro (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
196518,00038,00047.4%772,571173ap1967
197021,50040,77652.7%10102,15010174ap1971
197623,00045,00051.1%11112,09012144ap1977
198025,30055,50045.6%10102,53011144ap1981
199029,90064,70046.2%10102,99011134ap1991
199950,300100,70050.0%12124,1911294ap2000
200050,800101,70050.0%12124,2331294ap2001
200160,000123,56748.6%12125,0001294ap2002
200260,000123,56748.6%12125,0001295ap2003
200362,000124,00050.0%12125,1661295ap2004
200462,000124,00050.0%11115,6361195ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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