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Diocese of Picos

Dioecesis Picuensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 October 1974
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Teresina
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Piaui
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 23,121 (8,930 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste 4
  • Mailing Address: Rua Padre Madeira 380, C.P. 81, 64600-000 Picos, PI, Brazil
  • Telephone: (086) 422-1961
  • Fax: 422-1203

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 October 1974ErectedDiocese of Oeiras
Archdiocese of Teresina
Diocese of Picos (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1976256,200261,42998.0%62832,0252155ap1977
1980250,000275,00090.9%551025,0005185ap1981
1990305,638321,72895.0%1021225,4692267ap1991
1999300,000313,00095.8%171717,647229ap2000
2000303,000316,00095.9%161618,937239ap2001
2001305,581325,08694.0%141421,827259ap2002
2002305,581325,08694.0%1562114,5516289ap2003
2003305,581325,08694.0%161619,098289ap2004
2004302,862347,14087.2%151520,190219ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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