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Diocese of Florencia

Dioecesis Florentiae



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 9 December 1985
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Ibagué
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Colombia
  • Square Kilometers: 15,441 (5,964 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesisflorencia.org/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Carrera 14 N. 13-35, Parque San Francisco, Florencia, Caqueta, Colombia
  • Telephone: (8)435.8950
  • Fax: 435.2528

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Florencia
8 February 1951ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Caquetá Vicariate Apostolic of Florencia (erected)
9 December 1985Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Florencia Vicariate Apostolic of San Vicente-Puerto Leguízamo (erected)
Diocese of Florencia
9 December 1985ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Florencia Diocese of Florencia

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Florencia
1966160,950165,50997.2%326295,550356223ap1967
1968180,000187,00096.3%332355,142397019ap1971
1976210,000225,00093.3%1033434,883339723ap1977
1980245,000295,00083.1%834425,833359224ap1981
Diocese of Florencia
1990280,000300,00093.3%229319,03299023ap1991
1999225,000260,00086.5%403435,23235626ap2000
2000225,000260,00086.5%413445,11336726ap2001
2001225,000260,00086.5%443474,78736727ap2002
2002222,000255,00087.1%393425,28536127ap2003
2003222,000255,00087.1%372395,692325928ap2004
2004222,500256,00086.9%402425,297325928ap2005
2006222,800260,00085.7%404445,063347330ap2007

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


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