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Diocese of Patos de Minas

Dioecesis Patensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Cláudio Nori Sturm, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop
  • Jorge Scarso, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 5 April 1955
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Uberaba
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Minas Gerais
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 33,068 (12,772 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Leste II
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 450, Rua Tiradentes 388, 38700-000 Patos de Minas, MG, Brazil
  • Telephone: (034) 821-3213
  • Fax: 821-2751

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
5 April 1955ErectedDiocese of Uberaba Diocese of Patos de Minas (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1965331,500396,00083.7%2025457,3663112619ap1967
1970380,000400,00095.0%1922419,2682811022ap1971
1976425,000450,00094.4%2126479,0422910222ap1977
1980383,000407,00094.1%20163610,638286723ap1981
1990710,000760,00093.4%26164216,904257324ap1991
1999421,311495,66085.0%3922616,906286931ap2000
2000438,912516,36885.0%4218607,315336835ap2001
2001439,000517,00084.9%4222646,859365335ap2002
2002420,000480,00087.5%5115666,363365835ap2003
2003432,842519,99983.2%4618646,763234836ap2004
2004393,735529,16274.4%4618646,152296236ap2005

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


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