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Diocese of Caratinga

Dioecesis Caratingensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 15 December 1915
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Mariana
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Minas Gerais
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 15,085 (5,826 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Leste II
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Praca Cesario Alvim 172, 35300-036 Caratinga; C.P. 13, 35300-970 Caratinga, MG, Brazil
  • Telephone: (033)3321.4600
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
15 December 1915ErectedDiocese of Amazonas Diocese of Caratinga (erected)
1 February 1956Territory LostDiocese of Araçuaí (Arassuaí)
Diocese of Caratinga
Archdiocese of Diamantina
Diocese of Governador Valadares (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950750,000800,00093.8%31205114,705268932ap1951
1959480,000520,00092.3%3425598,1355314635ap1960
1965691,400751,35092.0%26255113,5562512041ap1967
1970775,000844,00091.8%27265314,622358041ap1971
1976803,700886,60090.6%25275215,4554912142ap1977
1980569,000600,50094.8%25295410,5374212939ap1981
1990715,000753,00095.0%26204615,5434411240ap1991
1999512,500597,50085.8%4117588,8362813245ap2000
2000527,100620,00085.0%4216589,0872312946ap2001
2001541,100636,47185.0%4017579,4925212746ap2002
2002541,000636,47085.0%4019599,1693812646ap2003
2003548,060637,28086.0%4422668,3032812546ap2004
2004539,630637,28084.7%4622687,9352412646ap2005
2006549,000652,00084.2%4921707,8423612646ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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