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Vicariate Apostolic of Méndez

Apostolicus Vicariatus Mendezensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Néstor Montesdeoca Becerra, S.D.B., Vicar Apostolic
  • Pietro Gabrielli, S.D.B., Vicar Apostolic Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Vicariate Apostolic
  • Name Changed: 12 April 1951
  • Vicariate
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ecuador
  • Square Kilometers: 25,690 (9,922 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Curia Vicarial, Valle 10 de Agosto, Macas [Morona-Santiago], Ecuador
  • Telephone: (02)2551.012
  • Fax: 2506.660

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Méndez y Gualaquiza
17 February 1893ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Napo Vicariate Apostolic of Méndez y Gualaquiza (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Méndez
12 April 1951Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Méndez y Gualaquiza Vicariate Apostolic of Méndez

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Méndez y Gualaquiza
195017,00020,00085.0%17171,00038367ap1951
Vicariate Apostolic of Méndez
196626,00032,00081.3%363672260679ap1967
197031,08043,00072.3%363686316170ap1971
197638,63149,50878.0%133341,136566610ap1977
198053,80063,50084.7%235371,454466911ap1981
199078,00093,00083.9%333362,1663455433ap1991
1999129,000135,69595.1%439433,0009489371ap2000
2000141,000165,00085.5%536413,4399499471ap2001
2001140,000168,00083.3%635413,4149489772ap2002
2002140,000168,00083.3%634403,500125810073ap2003
2003100,000115,41286.6%634402,500135610270ap2004
2004100,000115,41286.6%634402,500135510573ap2005
2010111,000126,00088.1%1026363,08315339270ap2011

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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