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Diocese of Barra do Garças

Dioecesis Barragartiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Protógenes José Luft, S.d.C., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 27 February 1982
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cuiabá
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Mato Grosso
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 59,840 (23,113 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Oeste II
  • Mailing Address: Rua Carlos Gomes 567, C.P. 337, 78600-000 Barre do Garcas, MT, Brazil
  • Telephone: (066)3401.9025
  • Fax: 3401.5105

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
27 February 1982ErectedDiocese of Guiratinga Diocese of Barra do Garças (erected)
23 December 1997Territory LostDiocese of Barra do Garças
Diocese of Rondonópolis
Diocese of Sinop
Territorial Prelature of Paranatinga (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990116,000127,00091.3%217196,1052226213ap1991
1999143,900177,00081.3%418226,5401237013ap2000
2000150,700185,22081.4%415197,9311216413ap2002
200295,958144,24366.5%214165,9979277314ap2003
200385,094121,56370.0%315184,727256314ap2004
200498,222122,77880.0%314175,777195614ap2005
2006145,549186,34978.1%415197,660176614ap2007
2012159,500204,00078.2%414188,861185214ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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