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Diocese of Frederico Westphalen

Dioecesis Vestphalenianus



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 22 May 1961
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Passo Fundo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 11,473 (4,431 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul 3
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua do Comercio 672, 98400-000 Frederico Westphalen, RS, Brazil
  • Telephone: (055)3744-3782
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
22 May 1961ErectedDiocese of Passo Fundo
Diocese of Santa Maria
Diocese of Frederico Westphalen (erected)
13 April 2011Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Frederico Westphalen (from Porto Alegre)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966320,000375,00085.3%1931506,4001214126ap1967
1970390,000.0%283361013718632ap1971
1976430,000510,00084.3%2832607,16634117633ap1977
1980444,000543,00081.8%2734617,27834118534ap1981
1990469,000561,00083.6%2937667,10613918135ap1991
1999543,000653,00083.2%3827658,35315912037ap2000
2000550,000661,00083.2%3826648,5935610837ap2001
2001320,000385,12883.1%3826645,0001479837ap2002
2002320,000385,12883.1%3926654,9231459437ap2003
2003321,000386,00083.2%3918575,631409437ap2004
2004286,494389,74973.5%4216584,939266437ap2005
2006310,000399,00077.7%4517625,000379238ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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