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Diocese of Itaguaí

Dioecesis Itaguaiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • José Ubiratan Lopes, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 14 March 1980
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Rio de Janeiro
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 2,549 (984 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Leste I
  • Mailing Address: Rua Coronel Freitas 45, 23815-260 Itaguai, RJ, Brazil
  • Telephone: (021)2688-3292
  • Fax: 2688-1315

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
14 March 1980ErectedDiocese of Barra do Piraí-Volta Redonda
Diocese of Nova Iguaçu
Diocese of Itaguaí (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1979265,000.0%2141609ap1981
1990162,000245,00066.1%418227,363194614ap1991
1999191,306234,59481.5%516219,1091175115ap2000
2000198,602295,96867.1%719267,6381204015ap2001
2001217,000324,15266.9%816249,0411172916ap2002
2002240,000358,00067.0%1016269,2301172916ap2003
2003240,000358,00067.0%7172410,0001182916ap2004
2004240,000358,00067.0%7172410,0001183216ap2005
2006245,000366,00066.9%10122211,136141218ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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