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Diocese of Guarabira

Dioecesis Guarabirensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 11 October 1980
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Paraíba
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Paraiba
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 4,553 (1,758 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste 2
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, C.P. 17, Praca Mons. Walfredo Leal 20, 58200-000 Guarabira, PB, Brazil
  • Telephone: (083)3271-4242
  • Fax: 3271-3271

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 October 1980ErectedArchdiocese of Paraíba Diocese of Guarabira (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990316,069351,18790.0%841226,339242213ap1991
1999265,000404,00065.6%2022212,045622218ap2000
2000259,484324,35580.0%2232510,379633118ap2001
2001323,271404,08880.0%2643010,775945622ap2002
2002343,930404,62385.0%2853310,4229522ap2003
2003343,930404,62385.0%2663210,747966423ap2004
2004343,930404,62385.0%2663210,747966223ap2005
2006352,000414,00085.0%308389,263586123ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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