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Diocese of Franca

Dioecesis Francopolitana



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Bishop(s)

  • Paulo Roberto Beloto, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 20 February 1971
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Ribeirão Preto
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Sao Paulo
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 6,635 (2,562 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul 1
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesefranca.org.br/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua Major Claudiano 1545, C.P. 220, 14400-690, Franca, SP, Brazil
  • Telephone: (016)3721-2294

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
20 February 1971ErectedDiocese of Rio Preto Diocese of Franca (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1976360,000401,70089.6%10253510,2853023ap1977
1977205,000335,00061.2%913229,318195023ap1981
1990478,000660,00072.4%14193314,484615631ap1991
1999865,000988,00087.6%33144718,404464525ap2000
2000600,000750,00080.0%34134712,765504526ap2001
2001600,000750,00080.0%32124413,636654628ap2002
2002600,000750,00080.0%36145012,00011624628ap2003
2003600,000750,00080.0%37135012,00011614628ap2004
2004600,000760,00078.9%40165610,71410514428ap2005
2006614,000778,00078.9%45166110,06510413530ap2007
2013664,000842,00078.9%5822808,30016364540ap2014
2016681,000863,00078.9%5821798,62016424942ap2017

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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