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Diocese of Divinópolis

Dioecesis Divinopolitanus



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 11 July 1958
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Belo Horizonte
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Minas Gerais
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 8,824 (3,408 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Leste II
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesedivinopolis.org.br/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua Mato Grosso 503, 35500-027 Divinopolis, MG, Brazil
  • Telephone: (037)3221-3066
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 July 1958ErectedDiocese of Aterrado
Archdiocese of Belo Horizonte
Diocese of Divinópolis (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966298,000300,00099.3%2140614,885659633ap1967
1968298,000300,00099.3%2134555,4184811423ap1971
1976320,400330,01097.1%2224466,965367235ap1977
1980327,000357,00091.6%2324476,957278035ap1981
1990435,862468,58893.0%3318518,5462278237ap1991
1999600,000701,00085.6%4923728,333315645ap2000
2000609,000710,00085.8%5726837,337358245ap2001
2001621,000720,00086.3%5327807,7623810747ap2002
2002583,696678,31286.1%5227797,3884212247ap2003
2003573,893671,64485.4%5328817,0856112747ap2004
2004586,474681,74086.0%5828866,8195512148ap2005
2006612,390712,63685.9%6926956,4464210650ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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