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Archdiocese of Mérida-Badajoz

Archidioecesis Emeritensis Augustanus-Pacensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 28 July 1994
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Spain
  • Square Kilometers: 17,405 (6,722 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.archimeridabadajoz.org/
  • Mailing Address: Apartado 8, Obispo San Juan de Ribera 13, 06002 Badajoz, Espana
  • Telephone: 924.22.28.47/8
  • Fax: 924.26.05.93

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Badajoz
1255ErectedDiocese of Badajoz (erected)
Archdiocese of Mérida-Badajoz
28 July 1994ElevatedDiocese of Badajoz Archdiocese of Mérida-Badajoz

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Badajoz
1950687,000687,000100.0%245753202,146211649151ap1951
1959765,397765,397100.0%305803851,988225710182ap1960
1970650,000650,187100.0%351854361,4901581,013216ap1971
1980594,697597,49599.5%305653701,60795879216ap1981
1990600,239600,54499.9%294683621,65894920210ap1991
Archdiocese of Mérida-Badajoz
1999623,953626,87599.5%283673501,78293907215ap2000
2000584,201587,12399.5%277673441,69893907216ap2001
2001583,411586,34399.5%273673401,71593913216ap2002
2002583,751586,72899.5%276513271,78564906217ap2003
2003575,661578,63899.5%271563271,76079858218ap2004
2004581,414585,29099.3%271563271,77879814218ap2005

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


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