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Diocese of Plasencia

Dioecesis Placentinus in Hispania



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 1189
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Mérida-Badajoz
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Spain
  • Square Kilometers: 10,000 (3,862 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesisplasencia.org/
  • Mailing Address: Plaza de la Catedral s/n, 10600 Plasencia [Caceres], Espana
  • Telephone: 927.41.14.12; 927.41.31.62
  • Fax: 927.41.41.59

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
1189ErectedDiocese of Plasencia (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950334,000335,00099.7%200252251,48445450168ap1951
1970325,000325,000100.0%261463071,058111665166ap1971
1976310,000310,000100.0%188402281,35970532204ap1981
1990268,000273,10098.1%170302001,34049466201ap1991
1999271,646273,68799.3%170312011,35144416201ap2000
2000270,915271,72099.7%166442101,29056419201ap2001
2001271,026274,64498.7%158311891,43451406201ap2002
2002270,494274,56198.5%173312041,32548433201ap2003
2003270,463275,79398.1%17281801,50227435201ap2004
2004266,724272,65497.8%17181791,49038408201ap2005

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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