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Diocese of Governador Valadares

Dioecesis Valadarensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 1 February 1956
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Mariana
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Minas Gerais
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 14,373 (5,551 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Leste II
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Av. Brazil 2770, 35010-020 Governador Valadares, MG, Brazil
  • Telephone: (033)3271-6056
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
1 February 1956ErectedDiocese of Araçuaí (Arassuaí)
Diocese of Caratinga
Archdiocese of Diamantina
Diocese of Governador Valadares (erected)
24 May 1985Territory LostArchdiocese of Diamantina
Diocese of Governador Valadares
Diocese of Itabira-Fabriciano
Diocese of Guanhães (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1965490,000510,00096.1%13223514,000225526ap1967
1970488,600500,00097.7%10384810,1791436131ap1971
1976445,000510,00087.3%9314011,1252354432ap1977
1980496,000591,00083.9%8273514,1711304732ap1981
1990419,000480,00087.3%14233711,3241253430ap1991
1999420,000500,00084.0%2916459,333163232ap2000
2000415,000500,00083.0%2915449,431153034ap2001
2001386,000464,97783.0%3216488,041163836ap2002
2002390,000469,94483.0%2817458,666173740ap2003
2003390,000469,94483.0%3014448,8631143739ap2004
2004350,000500,00070.0%3818566,250212441ap2005
2006359,000513,00070.0%4310536,773133644ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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