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Diocese of Caicó

Dioecesis Caicoënsis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 25 November 1939
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Natal
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Rio Grande do Norte
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 9,372 (3,619 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste II
  • Official Web Site: http://www.seol.com.br/diocesedecaico/
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 31, Largo Dom Manuel Tavares s/n, Bairro Paraiba, 59300-000 Caico, RN, Brazil
  • Telephone: (084)3421-2125; 3417-1752
  • Fax: 3417-2732

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
25 November 1939ErectedDiocese of Natal Diocese of Caicó (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1949130,000130,50099.6%95149,2855279ap1951
1959170,700171,72099.4%1251710,04154010ap1960
1965139,461146,34295.3%1616324,3584010ap1967
1970165,000.0%121205212ap1971
1976195,500217,00090.1%111117,7727312ap1977
1980208,000235,00088.5%121217,3337412ap1981
1990237,099244,43297.0%161614,81837012ap1991
1999254,000262,00096.9%30308,46699018ap2000
2000251,000262,50095.6%33337,606109018ap2001
2001251,073263,07395.4%26269,656108020ap2002
2002260,000263,33698.7%36367,222106021ap2003
2003260,000263,33698.7%37377,02786022ap2004
2004250,000263,33694.9%38386,57887522ap2005
2006264,000277,00095.3%42426,285176323ap2007

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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