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Diocese of Palmeira dos Índios

Dioecesis Palmiriensis Indorum



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 10 February 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Maceió
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Alagoas
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 11,027 (4,259 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste 2
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 7, Praca Mons. Macedo 190, 57600-970 Palmeira dos Indios, AL, Brazil
  • Telephone: (082) 421-3425
  • Fax: 421-3186

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
10 February 1962ErectedArchdiocese of Maceió
Diocese of Penedo
Diocese of Palmeira dos Índios (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1965320,000327,00097.9%1451916,84283113ap1967
1970335,000337,98099.1%1451917,63173314ap1971
1976364,000380,00095.8%1521721,41123815ap1977
1977440,000454,00096.9%181824,4444515ap1981
1990524,000582,00090.0%242421,8335216ap1991
1999596,000661,00090.2%363616,5553924ap2000
2000470,000565,00083.2%3623812,36823524ap2001
2001470,000565,00083.2%3723912,05123524ap2002
2002588,000700,00084.0%373715,8913825ap2003
2003470,000559,67384.0%373712,7023224ap2004
2004470,000559,67384.0%373712,7023227ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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