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Diocese of Propriá

Dioecesis Propriensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Mário Rino Sivieri, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 30 April 1960
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Aracajú
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Sergipe
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 8,198 (3,166 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste III
  • Mailing Address: Trav. Municipal 88, 49900-000 Propria, SE, Brazil
  • Telephone: (079) 322-1757

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
30 April 1960ErectedDiocese of Aracajú Diocese of Propriá (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966190,000195,00097.4%1181910,00092612ap1967
1970175,000180,00097.2%681412,50091612ap1971
1976190,000195,00097.4%781512,666101816ap1977
1980225,000230,00097.8%581317,30782319ap1981
1990226,000239,00094.6%1141515,06663519ap1991
1999261,062270,43796.5%2022211,86644722ap2000
2000268,039277,40896.6%2122311,65345722ap2001
2001285,462294,28597.0%283319,20855424ap2002
2002366,000378,18296.8%2733012,20055124ap2003
2003296,181303,82897.5%303338,97554824ap2004
2004300,045307,79297.5%2232512,00134824ap2005

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


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