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Diocese of Pinar del Rio

Dioecesis Pinetensis ad Flumen



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 20 February 1903
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of San Cristobal de la Habana
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Cuba
  • Square Kilometers: 13,500 (5,214 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Calle Máximo Gómez 160 Este, Apartado 72, Pinar del Rio 20100, Cuba
  • Telephone: (07)2359
  • Fax: 78.362

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
20 February 1903ErectedDiocese of San Cristobal de la Habana Diocese of Pinar del Rio (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1949400,000410,00097.6%15102516,000137427ap1951
1965460,000538,00085.5%951432,857427ap1967
1970460,000560,00082.1%841238,3334427ap1971
1976502,000655,47776.6%831145,6363227ap1977
1980486,962688,00070.8%941337,4584521ap1981
1990418,000870,00048.0%1531823,22231621ap1991
1999426,000877,16048.6%1621823,66623225ap2000
2000426,000900,00047.3%1721922,42123625ap2001
2001428,000900,00047.6%1721922,52623525ap2002
2002430,000900,00047.8%1091922,63193525ap2003
2003430,000900,00047.8%1992815,35793525ap2004
2004430,0001,000,00043.0%1811922,63113525ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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