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Archdiocese of Brasília

Archidioecesis Brasiliapolitanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Sérgio da Rocha, Archbishop
  • José Aparecido Gonçalves de Almeida, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Valdir Mamede, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Leonardo Ulrich Steiner, O.F.M., Auxiliary Bishop
  • Marcony Vinícius Ferreira, Auxiliary Bishop
  • José Freire Falcão, Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
  • João Evangelista Martins Terra, S.J., Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
  • Francisco de Paula Victor, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 11 October 1966
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Distrito Federal
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 5,814 (2,245 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Centro-Oeste
  • Official Web Site: http://www.arquidiocesedebrasilia.org.br/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Metropolitana, Esplanada dos Ministerios, Emi Lote 12, 70050-000 Brasilia, DF, Brasil
  • Telephone: (061)3213-3333
  • Fax: 3213-3331

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Brasília
16 January 1960ErectedArchdiocese of Goiânia Diocese of Brasília (erected)
Archdiocese of Brasília
11 October 1966ElevatedDiocese of Brasília Archdiocese of Brasília

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Brasília
1966285,000300,00095.0%1456704,0716427026ap1967
1970522,500550,00095.0%1566816,450111733628ap1971
1976720,000800,60089.9%21811027,05811436040ap1977
1980864,000889,00097.2%26841107,85412440245ap1981
19901,557,4051,832,24285.0%3810013811,285215640055ap1991
19991,441,0001,802,00080.0%1031292326,2111521738299ap2000
20001,460,0001,825,00080.0%1391142535,77015211325101ap2001
20011,573,2402,043,16977.0%1251122376,63819179327106ap2002
20021,573,2402,043,16977.0%1301092396,58222211457111ap2003
20031,400,0562,051,14668.3%1291202495,62229220492114ap2004
20041,417,1812,064,55368.6%1311182495,69122232504116ap2005
20061,417,1812,064,55368.6%1391422815,04336235432118ap2007
20121,555,0002,267,00068.6%1841283124,98371211428129ap2013

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


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