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Diocese of Coimbra

Dioecesis Conimbricensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 6th Century
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Braga
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Portugal
  • Square Kilometers: 5,300 (2,047 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesedecoimbra.pt/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua do Brazil, Ap. 3069, 3001-401 Coimbra CODEX, Portugal
  • Telephone: 239.70.83.20
  • Fax: 239.70.83.21

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
6th CenturyErectedDiocese of Coimbra (erected)
12 April 1774Territory LostDiocese of Coimbra Diocese of Aveiro (erected)
24 August 1938Territory LostDiocese of Coimbra
Diocese of Porto
Diocese of Viseu
Diocese of Aveiro (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950547,428571,25695.8%252102622,08911358254ap1951
1970578,584582,57899.3%260302901,99551550259ap1971
1980525,600575,00091.4%224402641,99073398265ap1981
1990588,000597,00098.5%203402432,41975392266ap1991
1999537,000546,00098.4%178412192,45269365266ap2000
2000537,000546,00098.4%172402122,53364360266ap2001
2001537,000546,00098.4%169402092,569658332267ap2002
2002508,000565,00089.9%167372042,490856337267ap2003
2003508,000565,00089.9%159381972,578860327264ap2004
2004508,000565,00089.9%157371942,618861302268ap2005
2006505,000562,00089.9%163321952,589854305268ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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