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Archdiocese of Botucatu

Archidioecesis Botucatuensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 19 April 1958
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Sao Paulo
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 10,248 (3,958 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul I
  • Official Web Site: http://www.arquidiocesedebotucatu.org.br/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Metropolitana, Rua Dr. Costa Leite 668, 18600-010 Botucatu, SP, Brazil
  • Telephone: (014)3822-0909
  • Fax: 3882-0535

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Botucatu
7 June 1908ErectedDiocese of São Paulo Diocese of Botucatu (erected)
4 July 1924Territory LostDiocese of Botucatu
Archdiocese of São Paulo
Diocese of Taubaté
Diocese of Sorocaba (erected)
21 June 1926Territory LostDiocese of Botucatu Diocese of Cafelândia (erected)
30 November 1928Territory LostDiocese of Botucatu Diocese of Assis (erected)
Archdiocese of Botucatu
19 April 1958ElevatedDiocese of Botucatu Archdiocese of Botucatu
15 February 1964Territory LostArchdiocese of Botucatu
Diocese of Lins
Diocese of Bauru (erected)
2 March 1968Territory LostArchdiocese of Botucatu
Diocese of Sorocaba
Diocese of Santos
Diocese of Itapeva (erected)
30 December 1998Territory LostDiocese of Assis
Archdiocese of Botucatu
Diocese of Itapeva
Diocese of Ourinhos (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Botucatu
1950392,500450,00087.2%3346794,9684426331ap1951
Archdiocese of Botucatu
1959550,000600,00091.7%39671065,18811337435ap1960
1966400,000440,00090.9%4041814,9388035432ap1967
1970420,000450,00093.3%2830587,2415234830ap1971
1976370,000410,00090.2%2329527,1153821040ap1977
1980410,000455,00090.1%2633596,9494822045ap1981
1990570,000700,00081.4%3927668,63613952ap1991
1999626,000750,00083.5%4134758,34665913063ap2000
2000551,500650,00084.8%3428628,89565312841ap2001
2001423,000498,58184.8%4110518,29451811541ap2002
2002369,000435,30784.8%4310536,9625148542ap2003
2003369,000435,30784.8%3517527,09652613042ap2004
2004369,000435,30884.8%3615517,23571713043ap2005
2006419,000494,00084.8%3915547,759132213048ap2007
2012461,000544,00084.7%4017578,08712297345ap2013

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


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