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Diocese of Comayagua

Dioecesis Comayaguensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 13 March 1963
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Honduras
  • Square Kilometers: 7,527 (2,907 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Calle de la Catedral, Apartado 41, 12101 Comayagua, Honduras
  • Telephone: 772-0169
  • Fax: 772-4138

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
13 March 1963ErectedArchdiocese of Tegucigalpa Diocese of Comayagua (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966180,000182,00098.9%514199,473161811ap1967
1968216,000218,72298.8%991812,00010511ap1971
1976290,000330,00087.9%1061618,12572411ap1977
1980310,000352,00088.1%1071718,23581512ap1981
1990350,437358,65797.7%15112613,478114021ap1991
1999487,326493,26098.8%3073713,170115420ap2000
2000471,500478,66098.5%2373015,716183921ap2001
2001649,637657,00098.9%2082823,201193925ap2002
2002645,330659,44097.9%3594414,666204326ap2003
2003657,721671,32198.0%31124315,295254427ap2004
2004620,701673,02192.2%29124115,139255327ap2005
2006642,254689,72593.1%33114414,596185829ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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