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Diocese of Ocaña

Dioecesis Ocaniensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 26 October 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Nueva Pamplona
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Colombia
  • Square Kilometers: 18,000 (6,952 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Carrera 13, N. 9-13, Ocana, Norte de Santander, Colombia
  • Telephone: (974) 5623.318
  • Fax: 5691.458

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
26 October 1962ErectedDiocese of Santa Marta Diocese of Ocaña (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966260,000267,00097.4%417485,41653727ap1967
1970273,000285,00095.8%4018584,706186132ap1971
1976318,250335,00095.0%2718457,072187936ap1977
1980341,800359,80095.0%383418,336737636ap1981
1990380,000400,00095.0%41419,268406439ap1991
1999303,399364,67283.2%505555,5168336336ap2000
2000329,100390,20084.3%595645,1428393036ap2001
2001352,137417,51484.3%647714,9598415641ap2002
2003403,000478,00084.3%673705,7578216744ap2004
2004352,137417,51484.3%634675,255956544ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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