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Diocese of Jericó

Dioecesis Iericoënsis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Split: 3 July 1941
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Medellín
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Colombia
  • Square Kilometers: 3,000 (1,158 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Calle 6 N. 2-42, Jerico, Antioquia, Colombia
  • Telephone: (4)8523.555
  • Fax: 8524.046

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 July 1941SplitDiocese of Antioquía-Jericó Diocese of Antioquía
Diocese of Jericó

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950250,000250,000100.0%795842,976622320ap1951
1966312,000312,000100.0%11861242,516822330ap1967
1970260,000260,000100.0%822843,095825528ap1971
1976240,000240,50099.8%722743,243323624ap1977
1980214,000215,00099.5%692713,014315129ap1981
1990269,000270,00099.6%722743,635716732ap1991
1999208,000210,00099.0%813842,476317032ap2000
2000208,000210,00099.0%81812,567117033ap2001
2001208,000210,00099.0%79792,632117033ap2002
2002213,500215,00099.3%79792,702116533ap2003
2003218,000220,00099.1%77772,831216533ap2004
2004228,000230,00099.1%76763,00016733ap2005
2006234,000237,00098.7%76763,078117033ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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