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Archdiocese of Piura

Archidioecesis Piurensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 30 June 1966
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Peru
  • Square Kilometers: 33,510 (12,943 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Ap. 197, Libertad 1105, Piura, Peru
  • Telephone: (074) 32-7561

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Piura
29 February 1940ErectedDiocese of Trujillo Diocese of Piura (erected)
Archdiocese of Piura
30 June 1966ElevatedDiocese of Piura Archdiocese of Piura

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Piura
1950498,960500,00099.8%22214311,603386724ap1951
Archdiocese of Piura
1965900,00019365516,3637412134ap1967
1970531,891590,99090.0%40ap1971
1976526,409637,33482.6%5145965,4834658845ap1977
1980750,000780,00096.2%36155114,705298844ap1981
1990922,000950,00097.1%5541969,6045515644ap1991
19991,220,0001,262,00096.7%51227316,71213219945ap2000
20001,224,4871,262,75397.0%55278214,9324018547ap2001
20011,250,4481,302,55196.0%57288514,7113917650ap2002
20021,250,4481,302,55196.0%60288814,2093921050ap2003
20031,250,4481,302,55196.0%68319912,6304117850ap2004
20041,250,4481,302,55196.0%62319313,4454316750ap2005

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


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