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Diocese of Campina Grande

Dioecesis Campinae Grandis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 14 May 1949
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Paraíba
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Paraiba
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 20,051 (7,744 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste II
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua Afonso Campos 251, 58100-600 Campina Grande, PB, Brazil
  • Telephone: (083)3321-4199
  • Fax: 3321-0492

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
14 May 1949ErectedArchdiocese of Paraíba Diocese of Campina Grande (erected)
17 January 1959Territory LostDiocese of Cajazeiras
Diocese of Campina Grande
Diocese of Patos (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1949411,000.0%2424019ap1951
1956460,000465,00098.9%26103612,7771125ap1960
1961510,000520,00098.1%2735628,2252910025ap1967
1970345,000600,00057.5%171720,294329ap1971
1976377,000665,00056.7%2025458,37734811830ap1977
1980700,000750,00093.3%20234316,27933211531ap1981
1990864,000925,00093.4%17193624,0003912030ap1991
1999771,000886,00087.0%25224716,4043415332ap2000
2000780,000897,00087.0%26204616,95623215333ap2001
2001720,000830,11886.7%26204615,65233213634ap2002
2002720,000830,11886.7%30205014,40023213834ap2003
2003720,000830,11886.7%33225513,09023813534ap2004
2006730,286841,97786.7%35245912,37717310236ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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