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Vicariate Apostolic of Caroní

Vicariatus Apostolicus Caronensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Felipe González González, O.F.M. Cap., Vicar Apostolic

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Vicariate Apostolic
  • Erected: 4 March 1922
  • Vicariate
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Venezuela
  • Square Kilometers: 80,309 (31,019 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Casa-Misión de Santa Elena, Uairén, Urdaneta 8005, Edo. Bolivar, Venezuela
  • Telephone: (0289)995.10.25
  • Fax: 995.16.13

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
4 March 1922ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Caroní (erected)
30 July 1954Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Caroní Vicariate Apostolic of Tucupita (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195082,89786,55495.8%316194,363232211ap1951
196612,36412,95895.4%1121395114125ap1967
197015,31116,77691.3%111121,2751512ap1971
197612,69714,30088.8%111121,05815175ap1977
198013,20214,23092.8%2121494315195ap1981
199021,85827,12880.6%1782,73211195ap1991
199934,00045,00075.6%19103,40013216ap2000
200035,00046,00076.1%111122,91613216ap2001
200136,00048,10074.8%19103,60015216ap2002
200237,10049,00075.7%1894,12210206ap2003
200337,80050,00075.6%1894,20012186ap2004
200438,10050,50075.4%1894,23313156ap2005
201041,55056,00074.2%2685,19313135ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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