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Vicariate Apostolic of Esmeraldas

Apostolicus Vicariatus Esmeraldensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Vicariate Apostolic
  • Elevated: 14 November 1957
  • Vicariate
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ecuador
  • Square Kilometers: 15,260 (5,894 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Calle Sucre, 24 de Mayo y Luis Vargas Torres, Esmeraldas, Ecuador
  • Telephone: (06)2724-353
  • Fax: 2727-006

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Esmeraldas
14 December 1945ErectedDiocese of Portoviejo (Porto Vecchio) Prefecture Apostolic of Esmeraldas (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Esmeraldas
14 November 1957ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Esmeraldas Vicariate Apostolic of Esmeraldas

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Esmeraldas
195073,00080,00091.3%112135,6151394ap1951
Vicariate Apostolic of Esmeraldas
1966125,000140,00089.3%27274,629343911ap1967
1968163,585.0%30300373514ap1971
1976212,000215,00098.6%433375,729486916ap1977
1980243,736273,82789.0%1324376,587347717ap1981
1990307,000366,00083.9%1425397,871348217ap1991
1999370,000415,00089.2%1525409,2503611822ap2000
2000408,330490,00083.3%2426508,1663411522ap2001
2001408,330490,00083.3%3223557,4243313022ap2002
2002416,324490,00085.0%2727547,7093613022ap2003
2003425,917490,00086.9%2525508,5183412922ap2004
2004434,105490,00088.6%2923528,34883111722ap2005
2010493,000542,00091.0%3323568,80382813622ap2011

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


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