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Diocese of Chimbote

Dioecesis Cimbotiensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 6 April 1983
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Trujillo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Peru
  • Square Kilometers: 23,500 (9,076 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.obispadodechimbote.org/
  • Mailing Address: Apartado n. 59, Jr. Ladislao Espinar 456, Chimbote, Peru
  • Telephone: (43)32.22.96; 32.41.71
  • Fax: 32.19.66

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Territorial Prelature of Chimbote
26 November 1962ErectedTerritorial Prelature of Chimbote (erected)
Diocese of Chimbote
6 April 1983ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Chimbote Diocese of Chimbote

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Territorial Prelature of Chimbote
1966190,000210,00090.5%529345,588215818ap1967
1970180,000220,00081.8%2026463,913335621ap1971
1976187,000280,00066.8%3519543,462285127ap1977
1980247,000360,00068.6%1222347,2641266024ap1981
Diocese of Chimbote
1990434,000460,00094.3%2920498,8571248030ap1991
1999570,000677,00084.2%21244512,6661278033ap2000
2000570,000655,00087.0%21244512,6662278933ap2001
2001570,000655,00087.0%30134313,2552169134ap2002
2002570,000655,00087.0%32154712,127189635ap2003
2003570,000655,00087.0%27144113,9021179635ap2004
2004570,000655,00087.0%30124213,5711159635ap2005
2006550,000655,00084.0%40145410,18511610035ap2007

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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