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Diocese of Palmares

Dioecesis Palmopolitanus



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 13 January 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Olinda e Recife
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Pernambuco
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 3,797 (1,466 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste II
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 77, Rua da Conceicao 1198, 55540-000 Palmares, PE, Brazil
  • Telephone: (081) 661-1320
  • Fax: 661-0748

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
13 January 1962ErectedDiocese of Garanhuns
Archdiocese of Olinda e Recife
Diocese of Palmares (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1965299,000310,00096.5%9112014,95055515ap1967
1968322,134.0%128200105913ap1971
1976270,500340,75379.4%1171815,02776215ap1977
1980284,000355,00080.0%131321,84617815ap1981
1990310,000420,00073.8%1541916,3151128216ap1991
1999352,000476,00073.9%2152613,538166618ap2000
2000358,000484,00074.0%2252713,259466518ap2001
2001310,000421,14273.6%2252711,481467118ap2002
2002310,000421,14273.6%2042412,916456618ap2003
2003311,142421,14273.9%2152611,967467020ap2004
2004270,913423,58964.0%2052510,836466420ap2005

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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