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Diocese of Catamarca

Dioecesis Catamarcensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Luis Urbanč, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 21 January 1910
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Salta
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Argentina
  • Square Kilometers: 68,765 (26,560 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Calle San Martin 655, K4700BOM San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Argentina
  • Telephone: (3833)422-003
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
21 January 1910ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Tumaco Diocese of Catamarca (erected)
8 September 1969Territory LostDiocese of Catamarca
Archdiocese of Salta
Territorial Prelature of Cafayate (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950150,000155,44296.5%5620761,973217016ap1951
1957187,000189,84798.5%5322752,493267121ap1960
1965203,418214,12595.0%5121722,825238424ap1967
1970195,892.0%5522770267525ap1971
1976177,130178,12799.4%4420642,767245024ap1977
1980201,274202,27199.5%3821593,411256024ap1981
1990251,000266,00094.4%4217594,2541196923ap1991
1999270,000276,00097.8%4712594,576136424ap2000
2000272,000279,00097.5%5214664,1211156324ap2001
2001276,000282,00097.9%5013634,3801145224ap2002
2002304,000310,26798.0%5014644,7501155226ap2003
2003324,301330,09298.2%5014645,0671155327ap2004
2004323,490330,09298.0%5114654,9761155027ap2005
2006330,092323,000102.2%5310635,2391114027ap2007

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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