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Diocese of Caruaru

Dioecesis Caruaruensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Bernardino Marchió, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 7 August 1948
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Olinda e Recife
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Pernambuco
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 5,687 (2,196 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste 2
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocese-caruaru.org.br/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Avenida Oswaldo Cruz 207, Mauricio de Nassau, 55012-040 Caruaru, PE, Brazil
  • Telephone: (081)3721-1510
  • Fax: 3721-0273

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
7 August 1948ErectedArchdiocese of Olinda e Recife Diocese of Caruaru (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950299,000300,00099.7%1711816,61111213ap1951
1957315,000320,00098.4%1832115,00033614ap1960
1966417,665428,84997.4%24123611,60186121ap1967
1970450,000480,00093.8%2573214,06278221ap1971
1976480,000530,00090.6%2283016,000106521ap1977
1980556,000618,00090.0%2463018,53367822ap1981
1990701,000778,00090.1%29114017,525197324ap1991
1999670,000800,00083.8%2883618,611176326ap2000
2000675,000802,00084.2%2893718,2436196526ap2001
2001685,125814,03084.2%3093917,5676196526ap2002
2002702,570832,11584.4%3093918,0146176526ap2003
2003713,108844,59684.4%3594416,2076176126ap2004
2004610,281724,79484.2%3574214,5306186426ap2005
2006684,019789,07786.7%3974614,8699107327ap2007

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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