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Vicariate Apostolic of Chaco Paraguayo

Vicariatus Apostolicus Ciachensis in Paraquaria Natione



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Vicariate Apostolic
  • Erected: 11 March 1948
  • Vicariate
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Paraguay
  • Square Kilometers: 96,300 (37,195 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Casa Episcopal, Fuerte Olimpo, Alto Paraguay, Paraguay
  • Telephone: (0497)281.010; 281.012
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 March 1948ErectedDiocese of Concepción y Chaco Vicariate Apostolic of Chaco Paraguayo (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195050,00050,000100.0%11114,5451345ap1951
196435,00040,00087.5%12122,91697ap1967
197028,85032,85087.8%993,205107ap1971
197620,20030,30066.7%772,88511167ap1977
198020,20030,30066.7%663,3668167ap1981
199018,35020,90087.8%772,6219107ap1991
199916,30018,60087.6%1782,0378117ap2000
200016,30018,60087.6%1782,0378127ap2001
200116,30018,60087.6%1782,0378127ap2002
200216,30018,60087.6%772,3288127ap2003
200318,00019,60691.8%772,5718127ap2004
200418,00019,60691.8%663,0007127ap2005
201024,50027,00090.7%1783,062181910ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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