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Diocese of Jinotega

Dioecesis Xinoteganus



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 30 April 1991
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Managua
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nicaragua
  • Square Kilometers: 11,630 (4,492 Square Miles)
  • Description: Jinotega
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Farmacia San Juan 1/2 C. al este, Jinotega, Nicaragua
  • Telephone: 7822-753
  • Fax: 7824-237

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Territorial Prelature of Jinotega
18 June 1982ErectedDiocese of Matagalpa Territorial Prelature of Jinotega (erected)
Diocese of Jinotega
30 April 1991ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Jinotega Diocese of Jinotega

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Territorial Prelature of Jinotega
1990190,150230,00082.7%1021215,84521110ap1991
Diocese of Jinotega
1999211,000275,00076.7%1421613,18753113ap2000
2000215,000285,00075.4%1531811,94443314ap2001
2001210,000290,00072.4%1231514,00043111ap2002
2002205,000295,00069.5%1531811,38833311ap2003
2003254,985326,98578.0%1832112,14263911ap2004
2004263,000354,01574.3%2032311,43453311ap2005
2006237,816297,27080.0%344386,25853511ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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