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Diocese of Crateús

Dioecesis Crateopolitana



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Bishop(s)

  • Ailton Menegussi, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 September 1963
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Fortaleza
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Ceara
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 21,817 (8,426 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste 1
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua Firmino Rosa 1064, 63700-000 Crateus, CE, Brazil
  • Telephone: (088)3691-2366
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 September 1963ErectedDiocese of Iguatú
Diocese of Sobral
Diocese of Crateús (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966270,000282,05995.7%131320,7692312ap1967
1970225,500229,74898.2%1711812,52711812ap1971
1976300,000314,96895.2%62837,50021710ap1977
1980347,000386,00089.9%851326,69251210ap1981
1990360,000401,77089.6%1261820,00082510ap1991
1999340,000361,00094.2%1621818,88822610ap2000
2000331,930353,32293.9%1511620,74512910ap2001
2001333,987367,01791.0%1611719,64613510ap2002
2002302,022347,13287.0%1811915,89513510ap2003
2003296,795370,99380.0%191915,6203310ap2004
2004340,580372,49591.4%202017,0293411ap2005
2006336,317367,01791.6%212116,0153311ap2007
2013363,000397,00091.4%2283012,100493113ap2014

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


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