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Diocese of Jequié

Dioecesis Iequieanus



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 7 November 1978
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Vitória da Conquista
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Baia
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 18,771 (7,250 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste III
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua 10 de Julho 31, 45202-390 Jequie, BA, Brazil
  • Telephone: (073)3525-6770
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
7 November 1978ErectedDiocese of Amargosa
Diocese of Vitória da Conquista
Diocese of Jequié (erected)
16 January 2002Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Jequié (from Sao Salvador da Bahia)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1977380,000400,00095.0%4101427,142101313ap1981
1990430,000480,00089.6%14102417,916102017ap1991
1999480,000540,00088.9%2473115,48372623ap2000
2000490,000560,00087.5%2773414,41172925ap2001
2001500,000570,00087.7%2773414,70572827ap2002
2002500,000580,00086.2%3073713,51372628ap2003
2003500,000580,00086.2%3273912,82072628ap2004
2004500,000580,00086.2%3374012,50071928ap2005
2006520,000600,00086.7%3664212,38062329ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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