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Diocese of Juazeiro

Dioecesis Iuazeiriensis



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Bishop(s)

  • José Geraldo da Cruz, A.A., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 22 July 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Feira de Santana
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Bahia
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 56,649 (21,880 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste III
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, C.P. 192, Av. Dr. Adolfo Viana 08, 48903-580 Juazeiro, BA, Brazil
  • Telephone: (074)3611-7825
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
22 July 1962ErectedDiocese of Juazeiro (erected)
16 January 2002Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Juazeiro (from Sao Salvador da Bahia)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966165,000177,00093.2%1101115,000359ap1967
1970150,000194,00077.3%4101410,71413710ap1971
1976185,000220,00084.1%591413,214101612ap1977
1980218,000261,00083.5%481218,166112112ap1981
1990283,000324,00087.3%1161716,64762212ap1991
1999327,000374,00087.4%971620,43772512ap2000
2000332,000379,00087.6%881620,75082512ap2001
2001336,000384,00087.5%971621,00072512ap2002
2002350,000419,67483.4%1361918,42162312ap2003
2003350,000419,67483.4%1351819,44462413ap2004
2004364,765423,70886.1%1552018,23862413ap2005
2006373,000433,00086.1%2042415,54141813ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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