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Diocese of Leopoldina

Dioecesis Leopoldinensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 March 1942
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Juiz de Fora
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Minas Gerais
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 8,491 (3,279 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Leste II
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 7, Praca Dom Helvecio 51, 36700-000 Leopoldina, MG, Brazil
  • Telephone: (032) 441-2008

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 March 1942ErectedArchdiocese of Juiz de Fora
Archdiocese of Mariana
Diocese of Leopoldina (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950420,000450,00093.3%3484210,000816534ap1951
1966400,000415,00096.4%62611233,2526119539ap1967
1970380,000416,98791.1%3424586,5512515541ap1971
1976380,000400,00095.0%2124458,4442514542ap1977
1980405,000457,23588.6%2222449,2042315449ap1981
1990454,000506,00089.7%3120518,9012018250ap1991
1999396,865529,15475.0%3817557,21511714356ap2000
2000396,865529,15475.0%4217596,72611714156ap2001
2001396,865529,15475.0%3914537,48811414056ap2002
2002396,865529,15475.0%3912517,78121314057ap2003
2003396,865529,15475.0%4211537,4881113957ap2004
2004396,865529,15475.0%4311547,3491111357ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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