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Diocese of Limeira

Dioecesis Limeirensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 29 April 1976
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Campinas
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Sao Paulo
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 4,958 (1,915 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul I
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesedelimeira.org.br/
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 333, Rua Barao de Cascalho 500, 13480-770 Limeira, SP, Brazil
  • Telephone: (019) 441-5329
  • Fax: 451-7492

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
29 April 1976ErectedArchdiocese of Campinas
Diocese of Piracicaba
Diocese of Limeira (erected)
23 December 1997Territory LostArchdiocese of Campinas
Diocese of Limeira
Diocese of Amparo (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1976356,494455,00078.4%2821497,27516937ap1977
1980410,000512,50080.0%2827557,45413513438ap1981
1990655,000702,00093.3%4725729,0971289848ap1991
19991,010,0001,325,00076.2%65248911,3483110953ap2000
20001,010,0001,325,00076.2%61248511,8822510853ap2001
20011,010,0001,325,00076.2%63208312,1682713353ap2002
20021,100,0001,135,00096.9%58217913,9243114352ap2003
20031,100,0001,235,00089.1%64218512,9413314352ap2004
2004632,706949,05966.7%6122837,6223313253ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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