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Diocese of Cienfuegos

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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Split: 1 April 1995
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Camagüey
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Cuba
  • Square Kilometers: 5,360 (2,070 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Calle 37 N. 5602, e/56 y 58, 55100 Cienfuegos, Cuba
  • Telephone: (043)51.30.10
  • Fax: 55.16.79

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Cienfuegos
20 February 1903ErectedDiocese of San Cristobal de la Habana Diocese of Cienfuegos (erected)
Diocese of Cienfuegos-Santa Clara
30 June 1971Name ChangedDiocese of Cienfuegos Diocese of Cienfuegos-Santa Clara
Diocese of Cienfuegos
1 April 1995SplitDiocese of Cienfuegos-Santa Clara Diocese of Cienfuegos
Diocese of Santa Clara

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Cienfuegos
1950938,000938,58199.9%221161386,79736ap1951
19661,086,4801,278,21285.0%12193135,0472351ap1967
19681,339,663.0%718250221217ap1971
Diocese of Cienfuegos-Santa Clara
1976635,8951,363,77246.6%11102130,280114351ap1977
1980626,0001,367,77245.8%1892723,18513551ap1981
1990716,0001,563,00045.8%15142924,689141551ap1991
Diocese of Cienfuegos
1999294,000490,00060.0%8101816,3332112322ap2000
2000294,000490,00060.0%981717,294281922ap2001
2001294,000490,00060.0%881618,375282322ap2002
2002294,000490,00060.0%881618,3751102322ap2003
2003294,000490,00060.0%1081816,3331112222ap2004
2004290,000480,00060.4%461029,0001102322ap2005
2006293,600485,00060.5%1672312,7651122522ap2007

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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