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Vicariate Apostolic of El Petén

Vicariatus Apostolicus de El Petén



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Bishop(s)

  • Mario Fiandri, S.D.B., Vicar Apostolic

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Vicariate Apostolic
  • Elevated: 3 February 1984
  • Vicariate
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Guatemala
  • Square Kilometers: 36,000 (13,905 Square Miles)
  • Web Site: http://www.riial.org/guatemala/destpet.htm
  • Mailing Address: Casa San Pablo, 17001 Ciudad Flores, Petén, Guatemala
  • Telephone: 7867.5281
  • Fax: 7867.5278

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Apostolic Administration of El Petén
10 March 1951ErectedDiocese of Verapaz, Cobán Apostolic Administration of El Petén (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of El Petén
3 February 1984ElevatedApostolic Administration of El Petén Vicariate Apostolic of El Petén

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Apostolic Administration of El Petén
196625,00026,00096.2%10102,500624810ap1967
196837,00039,00094.9%10103,7001258ap1971
197699,000120,00082.5%11119,00011214ap1977
1980132,000176,00075.0%7718,857191115ap1981
1990171,000242,00070.7%4101412,214122815ap1991
Vicariate Apostolic of El Petén
1990171,000242,00070.7%4101412,214122815ap1991
1999447,100526,00085.0%2151726,300173615ap2000
2000420,000535,00078.5%2151724,705163615ap2001
2001389,500546,00071.3%5121722,911133615ap2002
2002490,000575,00085.2%6142024,500163615ap2003
2003430,000590,00072.9%6142021,500154215ap2004
2004410,000605,00067.8%6142020,500144015ap2005
2010560,000753,00074.4%13162919,310174517ap2011

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


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