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Diocese of Linares

Dioecesis Linarensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 18 October 1925
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Santiago de Chile
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Chile
  • Square Kilometers: 15,111 (5,836 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.obispadodelinares.cl/
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Independencia 248, Linares, Chile
  • Telephone: (073)262.72.01
  • Fax: 262.72.20

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
18 October 1925ErectedDiocese of Concepción Diocese of Linares (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950160,000161,37199.2%2325483,333498514ap1951
1966262,000262,000100.0%2148693,7977214328ap1967
1970251,369271,36992.6%2343663,8086116429ap1971
1976278,525311,29889.5%2035555,064105011029ap1977
1980291,000330,80088.0%2135565,19694711531ap1981
1990349,000391,00089.3%2524497,12273212430ap1991
1999289,997375,84577.2%3518535,471132512232ap2000
2000302,828380,65679.6%3620565,407142712232ap2001
2001323,670395,57481.8%3621575,678152711932ap2002
2002328,640396,02383.0%3522575,76582711932ap2003
2003271,038361,38475.0%3426604,517183411732ap2004
2004271,038361,38475.0%3226584,67317319832ap2005
2013294,000393,00074.8%3011417,17020164633ap2014

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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