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Diocese of Porto

Dioecesis Portugallensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 4th Century
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Braga
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Portugal
  • Square Kilometers: 3,010 (1,162 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocese-porto.pt/
  • Mailing Address: Terreiro da Se, 4050-573 Porto CODEX, Portugal
  • Telephone: 22.339.23.30
  • Fax: 22.339.23.31

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
4th CenturyErectedDiocese of Porto (erected)
24 August 1938Territory LostDiocese of Coimbra
Diocese of Porto
Diocese of Viseu
Diocese of Aveiro (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19491,120,0001,194,00093.8%6231507731,448245560457ap1951
19691,480,0001,500,00098.7%5661477132,0751881,200376ap1971
19801,842,4991,876,74898.2%5032427452,4733501,618477ap1981
19901,869,0002,182,00085.7%4401756153,0392741,485477ap1991
19991,870,0001,888,82699.0%4051956003,116162811,128477ap2000
20001,869,8261,888,82699.0%4011815823,212162741,109477ap2001
20011,869,8261,888,82699.0%4021925943,14716274991477ap2002
20021,869,8262,064,81390.6%3981925903,16916274991477ap2003
20031,869,8262,064,81390.6%3641875513,39316283862477ap2004
20041,869,8262,064,81390.6%3551935483,412162751,086477ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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