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Diocese of Novo Hamburgo

Dioecesis Novohamburgensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Zeno Hastenteufel, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 2 February 1980
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Porto Alegre
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 3,691 (1,425 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul III
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 583, Rua Joaquim Nabuco 543, 93301-970 Novo Hamburgo, RS, Brazil
  • Telephone: (051)593-1755
  • Fax: 594-6073

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
2 February 1980ErectedArchdiocese of Porto Alegre Diocese of Novo Hamburgo (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1979405,000.0%3567102012330ap1981
1990425,000530,00080.2%49571064,009112238637ap1991
1999579,874963,23160.2%72491214,79257731444ap2000
2000753,8361,007,76874.8%68531216,230108933244ap2001
2001860,0001,051,31981.8%69521217,1071010332344ap2002
2002877,3001,072,34581.8%71511227,190910331944ap2003
2003868,6401,134,73976.5%70531237,062109637644ap2004
2004721,338961,78375.0%68531215,9611010735344ap2005

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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