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Diocese of Guanare

Dioecesis Guanarensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 7 June 1954
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Barquisimeto
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Venezuela
  • Square Kilometers: 7,600 (2,935 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Calle 15 N. 4-49, Guanare, Edo. Portuguesa, Venezuela
  • Telephone: (0257)251.68.25
  • Fax: 251.69.40

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
7 June 1954ErectedDiocese of Barquisimeto
Diocese of Calabozo
Diocese of Guanare (erected)
27 December 2002Territory LostDiocese of Guanare Diocese of Acarigua-Araure (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966200,000204,46797.8%1018287,142183921ap1967
1970293,500304,32296.4%2310338,893114425ap1971
1976322,000330,00097.6%1672314,00084827ap1977
1980350,300392,60089.2%16122812,510135227ap1981
1990513,000557,00092.1%18112917,689113930ap1991
1999700,000760,00092.1%23103321,212105434ap2000
2000720,000785,00091.7%22103222,500105435ap2001
2001800,000850,00094.1%24103423,529106043ap2002
2002800,000857,62193.3%21133423,529136134ap2003
2003373,100406,10091.9%15102514,924106025ap2004
2004400,000450,00088.9%731040,00035015ap2005
2006356,000405,00087.9%9162514,240174016ap2007

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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