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Diocese of Crato

Dioecesis Cratensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Gilberto Pastana de Oliveira, Bishop
  • Fernando Panico, M.S.C., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 20 October 1914
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Fortaleza
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Ceara
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 17,984 (6,946 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste 1
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua Teofilo Siqueira 631, 63100-010 Crato; C.P. 20, 63100-970 Crato, CE, Brazil
  • Telephone: (088)3521-1110
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
20 October 1914ErectedDiocese of Fortaleza (Ceará) Diocese of Crato (erected)
28 January 1961Territory LostDiocese of Crato
Archdiocese of Fortaleza
Diocese of Iguatú (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950624,400625,00099.9%4724718,794267130ap1951
1961500,000292917,2413415821ap1967
1970554,520583,70595.0%5121727,7012914535ap1971
1976597,000631,16694.6%43115411,0551210537ap1977
1980758,000801,00094.6%39125114,8622410539ap1981
1990848,000891,00095.2%40135316,0001511640ap1991
1999794,000975,00081.4%54146811,6762410946ap2000
2000799,000987,00081.0%54136711,9252410543ap2001
2001750,000920,00081.5%54126611,363249543ap2002
2002750,000920,00081.5%56126811,029219544ap2003
2003750,270920,00081.6%6514799,49761713644ap2004
2004750,000920,00081.5%53136611,36361411346ap2005
2006810,295954,41184.9%5876512,4667127546ap2007
2013893,0001,059,00084.3%86221088,268172812354ap2014
2016827,0001,034,00080.0%95211167,129182813655ap2017

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


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