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Diocese of Minas

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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 25 June 1960
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Montevideo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Uruguay
  • Square Kilometers: 16,200 (6,257 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Jose Enrique Rodo 248, 30000 Minas, Lavalleja, Uruguay
  • Telephone: (044) 223.77

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
25 June 1960ErectedDiocese of Melo Diocese of Minas (erected)
10 January 1966Territory LostDiocese of Minas Diocese of Maldonado-Punta del Este (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966170,000.0%1041408ap1967
197069,85082,17685.0%151164,3657308ap1971
197665,00077,50083.9%162183,6115268ap1977
198075,10087,50085.8%163193,9526369ap1981
199078,90089,50088.2%131145,635162710ap1991
199997,000103,00094.2%18185,38842512ap2000
200098,400104,50094.2%16166,15042312ap2001
2001101,000106,00095.3%16166,31242312ap2002
200257,00071,10080.2%131144,07152310ap2003
200357,00071,10080.2%131144,07152310ap2004
200450,00071,10070.3%131143,571152210ap2005

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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