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Diocese of Cúcuta

Dioecesis Cucutensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 29 May 1956
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Nueva Pamplona
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Colombia
  • Square Kilometers: 2,200 (849 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Curia Episcopal, Avenida 1a, N. 27-131, Barrio San Rafael, Apartado 0600, Cucuta, Colombia
  • Telephone: (57) 572-7393
  • Fax: 572.20.76

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
29 May 1956ErectedDiocese of Nueva Pamplona Diocese of Cúcuta (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966251,000253,00099.2%3238703,5853626622ap1967
1970297,000300,00099.0%3341744,0137127326ap1971
1976395,964400,01599.0%3230626,3864523732ap1977
1980428,550453,00094.6%3232646,6965026035ap1981
1990545,000620,00087.9%56451015,39685011747ap1991
1999675,000750,00090.0%76311076,30894223372ap2000
2000675,000750,00090.0%77321096,19294025090ap2001
2001678,000750,00090.4%85381235,51294722176ap2002
2002675,000750,00090.0%86391255,40084720878ap2003
2003682,000760,00089.7%91341255,45684222778ap2004
2004708,000790,00089.6%93361295,48874223078ap2005
2006722,000803,00089.9%100271275,68573523785ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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