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Territorial Prelature of Calama

Territorialis Praelatura Calamensis in Chilia



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Territorial Prelature
  • Erected: 21 July 1965
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Antofagasta
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Chile
  • Square Kilometers: 43,000 (16,608 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.iglesiadecalama.cl/
  • Mailing Address: Casilla 12-D, Pasaje Better 1664, Calama, Chile
  • Telephone: (055) 34-2058
  • Fax: 34-1467

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
21 July 1965ErectedDiocese of Antofagasta
Diocese of Iquique
Territorial Prelature of Calama (erected)
28 June 1967Metropolitan ChangedTerritorial Prelature of Calama (from La Serena to Antofagasta)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
196575,000.0%741104ap1967
196891,00095,00095.8%74118,2726103ap1971
1976100,000115,00087.0%44812,50010104ap1977
1980100,000119,00084.0%78156,66611124ap1981
1990115,000130,00088.5%641011,50014178ap1991
1999132,411159,53283.0%831112,0373389ap2000
2000132,411159,53283.0%831112,0373389ap2001
2001132,411159,53283.0%831112,03733810ap2002
2002132,411159,53283.0%1021211,03432710ap2003
2003125,702152,64982.3%103139,66923410ap2004
2004127,331154,27882.5%921111,57522410ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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