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Diocese of Choluteca

Dioecesis Cholutecensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Guy Charbonneau, P.M.E., Bishop
  • Raúl Corriveau, P.M.E., Bishop Emeritus
  • Guido Plante, P.M.E., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 29 August 1979
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Honduras
  • Square Kilometers: 5,775 (2,230 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Casa Episcopal, Apartado 40, Cholueca, 060101, D.D., Honduras
  • Telephone: 782-0582
  • Fax: 782-2301

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Territorial Prelature of Choluteca
8 September 1964ErectedArchdiocese of Tegucigalpa Territorial Prelature of Choluteca (erected)
Diocese of Choluteca
29 August 1979ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Choluteca Diocese of Choluteca

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Territorial Prelature of Choluteca
1966270,000275,00098.2%252510,8004409ap1967*
1970289,305301,36096.0%830387,613714610ap1971
1976272,700303,00090.0%3232610,4881263510ap1977
Diocese of Choluteca
1980299,660342,40687.5%3232611,525233811ap1981
1990371,827416,80789.2%9152415,492155511ap1991
1999470,421548,59885.7%17112816,800146011ap2000
2000504,698566,53789.1%16102619,411125712ap2001
2001530,000600,00088.3%16102620,384125512ap2002
2002510,000585,00087.2%17102718,888126313ap2003
2003522,000595,50087.7%1892719,333116413ap2004
2004520,000595,00087.4%2493315,75796113ap2005
2006532,000614,00086.6%2172819,00075214ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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