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Diocese of Floresta

Dioecesis Florestensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Gabriel Marchesi, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 15 February 1964
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Olinda e Recife
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Pernambuco
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 15,806 (6,105 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste II
  • Official Web Site: http://diocesedefloresta.wordpress.com/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Praca Antonio Ferraz, Boiadeiro 01, 56400-000 Floresta, PE, Brazil
  • Telephone: (087)3877-1149
  • Fax: 3877-1258

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
15 February 1964ErectedDiocese of Pesqueira
Diocese of Petrópolis
Diocese of Floresta (erected)
16 June 2010Territory LostDiocese of Floresta
Diocese of Petrolina
Diocese of Salgueiro (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966198,000200,00099.0%9922,0006ap1967
1967199,850200,00099.9%281019,98588ap1971
1976187,109187,60999.7%9920,7899510ap1977
1980206,000207,00099.5%9922,88814510ap1981
1990255,000257,00099.2%8831,8758211ap1991
1991231,000241,96095.5%951416,5005812ap2000
2000244,616245,59699.6%841220,38441612ap2001
2001246,980248,67499.3%731024,69832512ap2002
2002248,690253,06098.3%1121319,13032512ap2004
2006263,000268,00098.1%1562112,52362613ap2007
2010246,658247,42599.7%2211,2112311bul16Jun2010

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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