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Diocese of Lamego

Dioecesis Lamacensis



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Bishop(s)

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: 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)
20 April 1922Territory LostDiocese of Bragança e Miranda
Archdiocese of Braga
Diocese of Lamego
Diocese of Vila Real (erected)

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

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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