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Diocese of Chiquinquirá

Dioecesis Chiquinquirensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 26 April 1977
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Tunja
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Colombia
  • Square Kilometers: 4,019 (1,552 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Curia Episcopal, Calle 16 N. 10-50, Chiquinquira [Boyaca], Colombia
  • Telephone: (8)726.20.43
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
26 April 1977ErectedArchdiocese of Tunja Diocese of Chiquinquirá (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1980240,000242,40099.0%3722594,0673011430ap1981
1990276,000285,00096.8%4820684,05812513032ap1991
1999315,000330,00095.5%6317803,9372511936ap2000
2000319,000335,00095.2%6021813,9382711936ap2001
2001309,000310,00099.7%5524793,9115211837ap2002
2002309,000310,00099.7%5627833,7226311738ap2003
2003345,000350,00098.6%5427814,2594312138ap2004
2004355,000380,00093.4%5824824,32916311039ap2005
2006367,000392,00093.6%5822804,58716611939ap2007
2013235,400254,70092.4%5835932,5316810440ap2014

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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