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Diocese of Osasco

Dioecesis Osascanensis



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Bishop(s)

  • João Bosco Barbosa de Sousa, O.F.M., Bishop
  • Ercílio Turco, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 15 March 1989
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of São Paulo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Sao Paulo
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 2,416 (933 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul I
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesedeosasco.com.br/
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 56, Avenida Santo Antonio 1090, 06086-060 Osasco, SP, Brazil
  • Telephone: (011) 7083-4522
  • Fax: 7081-2629

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
15 March 1989ErectedArchdiocese of São Paulo Diocese of Osasco (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19901,300,0001,650,00078.8%45469114,28517029443ap1991
19991,708,0002,093,00081.6%46378320,57819823049ap2000
20001,874,3462,150,00087.2%53419419,93911823349ap2001
20011,895,9782,143,00088.5%54419519,95712423950ap2002
20022,057,1362,325,15588.5%51429322,11910722552ap2003
20031,575,8762,077,78275.8%51388917,7069823852ap2004
20041,786,4202,160,17582.7%63319419,0049221454ap2005

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


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