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Diocese of Pinheiro

Dioecesis Pinerensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Elio Rama, I.M.C., Bishop
  • Ricardo Pedro Paglia, M.S.C., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 16 October 1979
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of São Luís do Maranhão
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Maranho
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 14,744 (5,694 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste V
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 11, Av. Presidente Dutra 386, 65200-000 Pinheiro, MA, Brazil
  • Telephone: (098) 381-1278
  • Fax: 38.12.731

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Territorial Prelature of Pinheiro
22 July 1939ErectedTerritorial Prelature of São José do Grajaú
Archdiocese of São Luís do Maranhão
Territorial Prelature of Pinheiro (erected)
16 October 1961Territory LostTerritorial Prelature of Pinheiro Territorial Prelature of Cândido Mendes (erected)
Diocese of Pinheiro
16 October 1979ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Pinheiro Diocese of Pinheiro

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Territorial Prelature of Pinheiro
1950140,000140,93699.3%1101112,727138ap1951
1966250,000263,94994.7%2015357,14217499ap1967
1970250,000300,00083.3%1713308,333164010ap1971
1976200,000270,00074.1%179267,692122712ap1977
Diocese of Pinheiro
1980219,000258,00084.9%148229,954132913ap1981
1990293,000343,00085.4%1492312,739114812ap1991
1999349,987422,75782.8%2062613,46184916ap2000
2000341,405426,75780.0%2152613,13074917ap2001
2001344,819431,02480.0%2052513,79274617ap2002
2002344,819431,02480.0%2172812,31494116ap2003
2003348,192435,24080.0%2362912,00683916ap2004
2004348,192435,24080.0%2473111,23294316ap2005

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


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