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Diocese of Estância

Dioecesis Stantianus



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Bishop(s)

  • Giovanni Crippa, I.M.C., Bishop
  • Hildebrando Mendes Costa, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 30 April 1960
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Aracajú
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Sergipe
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 6,736 (2,601 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste III
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, C.P. 141, Praca Jackson de Figueiredo 13, 49200-000 Estancia, SE, Brazil
  • Telephone: (079)3522-1083
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
30 April 1960ErectedDiocese of Aracajú Diocese of Estância (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966223,800231,50096.7%1011120,3452912ap1967
1970243,000250,00097.2%111122,0902412ap1971
1976255,000280,00091.1%1621814,16622914ap1977
1980276,000285,00096.8%181815,3334712ap1981
1990345,000350,00098.6%151523,0004916ap1991
1999391,256395,86198.8%212118,6317316ap2000
2000394,002398,95398.8%262615,1535616ap2001
2001401,103404,25699.2%282814,3256716ap2002
2002419,652428,85797.9%262616,1407028ap2003
2003428,915436,12598.3%272715,8857228ap2004
2004421,152431,12797.7%262616,1986518ap2005
2006423,228431,12798.2%272715,6756718ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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