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Diocese of Penedo

Dioecesis Penedensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Valério Breda, S.D.B., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 April 1916
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Maceió
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Alagoas
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 8,298 (3,205 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste II
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 93, Rua Siqueira Campos 187, 57200-000 Penedo, AL, Brazil
  • Telephone: (082) 551-2227

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 April 1916ErectedDiocese of Alagôas Diocese of Penedo (erected)
10 February 1962Territory LostArchdiocese of Maceió
Diocese of Penedo
Diocese of Palmeira dos Índios (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950300,000301,00099.7%2214368,333143217ap1951
1966350,000352,00099.4%2142514,00017ap1967
1970350,000353,00099.2%2553011,66657018ap1971
1976444,050446,05099.6%2022220,18463118ap1977
1980537,000550,00097.6%1822026,85043918ap1981
1990598,000645,00092.7%2722920,620143926ap1991
1999745,000767,00097.1%3123322,575132727ap2000
2000736,000758,17797.1%3523719,891132828ap2001
2001792,000816,15697.0%3233522,628142828ap2002
2002799,000824,00097.0%3433721,594132728ap2003
2003796,000821,60496.9%3734019,900133328ap2004
2004774,100832,36593.0%3223422,767122528ap2005

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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