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Diocese of Leiria-Fátima

Dioecesis Leiriensis-Fatimensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 13 May 1984
  • Metropolitan: Patriarchate of Lisboa {Lisbon}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Portugal
  • Square Kilometers: 1,700 (656 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.leiria-fatima.pt/
  • Mailing Address: Largo Conego Maia, 2400-175 Leiria, Portugal
  • Telephone: 244.832.539
  • Fax: 244.822.764

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Leiria
17 January 1918ErectedDiocese of Leiria (erected)
Diocese of Leiria-Fátima
13 May 1984Name ChangedDiocese of Leiria Diocese of Leiria-Fátima

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Leiria
1949164,000174,00094.3%98151131,4511812661ap1951
1969234,265235,66699.4%117631801,30114936659ap1971
1980201,000204,59898.2%106601661,2109447468ap1981
Diocese of Leiria-Fátima
1990238,000240,07599.1%103801831,30010657069ap1991
1999273,700280,00097.8%108671751,5648755073ap2000
2000255,000265,00096.2%103641671,5268551074ap2001
2001255,000265,00096.2%102601621,5747650074ap2002
2002255,000265,00096.2%103651681,5178348074ap2003
2003255,000265,00096.2%100551551,6457348874ap2004
2004255,000265,00096.2%101541551,6456848274ap2005

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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