Catholic-Hierarchy DC

Diocese of Dourados

Dioecesis Auratopolitanus



Show: All | General Information | Ordinaries | Historical Summary | Statistics | Affiliated Bishops, Living | Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

Bishop(s)

  • Redovino Rizzardo, C.S., Bishop
  • Alberto Johannes Först, O. Carm., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 15 June 1957
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Campo Grande
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Mato Grosso do Sul
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 38,127 (14,726 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Oeste 1
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, C.P. 493, Rua Joao Candido Camara 400, 79804-970 Dourados, MS, Brazil
  • Telephone: (067)3422.6910
  • Fax: 3422.6911

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
15 June 1957ErectedDiocese of Corumbá Diocese of Dourados (erected)
1 June 2011Territory LostDiocese of Dourados Diocese of Naviraí (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966300,000350,00085.7%2262810,714264914ap1967
1970300,000350,00085.7%2283010,000393714ap1971
1976450,000500,00090.0%3384110,975575222ap1977
1980500,000556,00089.9%549549,259805726ap1981
1990600,000684,00087.7%560659,230868234ap1991
1999534,600660,00081.0%1768856,289758038ap2000
2000550,000700,00078.6%1467816,790675838ap2001
2001550,000700,00078.6%1457717,7467649038ap2002
2002550,000700,00078.6%1064747,4329789038ap2003
2003560,000700,00080.0%1157688,2359739838ap2004
2004560,000700,00080.0%1761787,179107110240ap2005
2006574,000717,00080.1%2065856,75216834045ap2007
2010603,000753,28280.0%2764916,626189111148ap2011
2011353,000485,92772.6%1848665,34866130bul:1jun2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

============

Home | Countries | Religious Orders | Popes | Holy See | Roman Curia | Cardinals by Rank
Bishops: All | Living | Deceased | Youngest | Oldest | Cardinal Electors
Dioceses: All | Current | Titular | Vacant | Structured View
Events: Recent | by Date | by Year | Necrology
Conclaves | Consistories | Councils

============

About Catholic-Hierarchy
Terminology/Site Help
[ Comments/Corrections ] Copyright David M. Cheney, 1996-2011
code: v2.7.5, 23 Nov 2011; data: 13 Dec 2011