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Diocese of Lamego

Dioecesis Lamacensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 12th Century
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Braga
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Portugal
  • Square Kilometers: 2,848 (1,100 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocese-lamego.pt/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua das Cortes 2, 5100-132 Lamego, Portugal
  • Telephone: 254.612.147
  • Fax: 254.619.387

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
12th CenturyErectedDiocese of Lamego (erected)
25 August 1770Territory LostDiocese of Lamego Diocese of Pinhel (erected)
20 April 1922Territory LostDiocese of Bragança e Miranda (19 parishes)
Archdiocese of Braga (166 parishes)
Diocese of Lamego (71 parishes)
Diocese of Vila Real (erected) (Province of Vila Real)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1949224,398224,96999.7%21592241,0011158217ap1951
1970220,112220,114100.0%191132041,0781594221ap1971
1980230,500235,60097.8%162161781,2941886223ap1981
1990171,280172,00099.6%171151869201579223ap1991
1999147,250148,54799.1%157111688761282223ap2000
2000146,826148,12399.1%151111629061279223ap2001
2001143,470144,72799.1%141101519501180223ap2002
2002142,926144,21899.1%1431015393421179223ap2003
2003145,378147,60898.5%1461115792521276223ap2004
2004159,758162,29798.4%14791561,02421070223ap2005
2013157,500160,70098.0%12761331,1841657223ap2014
2016155,400158,60098.0%11771241,2532742223ap2017
2019154,000157,20098.0%11061161,3272632223ap2020
2021153,800156,90098.0%11041141,3493432223ap2022

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased



Source(s)

  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 1, Page 291
  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 2, Page 171
  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 3, Page 217, and Page 218
  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 4, Page 213
  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 5, Page 234
  • Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 6, Page 250
  • Series Episcoporum Ecclesiae Catholicae, Volume 1, Page 102, to Page 103

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