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Diocese of Iguatú

Dioecesis Iguatuvinus



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 January 1961
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Fortaleza
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Ceara
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 21,904 (8,460 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste 1
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua Eduardo Lavor 475, 63500-000 Iguatu, CE, Brazil
  • Telephone: (088)3581-0731

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 January 1961ErectedDiocese of Crato
Archdiocese of Fortaleza
Diocese of Iguatú (erected)
28 September 1963Territory LostDiocese of Iguatú
Diocese of Sobral
Diocese of Crateús (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966319,453339,42494.1%2473110,30473518ap1967
1970428,878451,45095.0%2182914,78883119ap1971
1976420,898443,05095.0%1672318,29971219ap1977
1980544,000573,00094.9%1261830,22262319ap1981
1990521,671549,12795.0%1451927,45655119ap1991
1999550,000.0%18624093119ap2000*
2000527,000555,00095.0%2553017,56683119ap2001
2001532,000560,00095.0%2452918,34481519ap2002
2002509,000512,00099.4%1852322,13072919ap2003
2003486,086512,31394.9%1922123,14632919ap2004
2004486,086512,31394.9%1811925,58332621ap2005
2006498,000525,00094.9%2412519,92044321ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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