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Diocese of Cabimas

Dioecesis Cabimensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 23 July 1965
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Maracaibo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Venezuela
  • Square Kilometers: 9,342 (3,608 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Apartado 27, Avenida Universidad 1, Esquina Carretera "H", Cabimas 4013, Edo, Zulia, Venezuela
  • Telephone: (0264)241.27.65; 241.10.63
  • Fax: 241.10.63

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
23 July 1965ErectedDiocese of Maracaibo Diocese of Cabimas (erected)
7 July 1994Territory LostDiocese of Cabimas
Archdiocese of Maracaibo
Archdiocese of Mérida
Diocese of El Vigia-San Carlos del Zulia (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966280,000300,00093.3%1910299,655103315ap1967
1970345,000350,00098.6%3313467,500133518ap1971
1976410,000441,90092.8%2121429,761212822ap1977
1977430,000475,00090.5%18254310,000262424ap1981
1990559,000610,00091.6%26164213,3091181932ap1991
1999690,000716,00096.4%3294116,8292121331ap2000
2000698,000724,00096.4%2983718,8643101431ap2001
2001707,000737,00095.9%3093918,128391231ap2002
2002718,000765,00093.9%2983719,405381232ap2003
2003730,000785,00093.0%3284018,250591333ap2004
2004739,380797,56092.7%3183918,958691233ap2005
2006784,000834,00094.0%3394218,66619101233ap2007
2012854,000953,00089.6%4885615,2501791256ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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