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Diocese of Paranaguá

Dioecesis Paranaguensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Joăo Alves dos Santos, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 21 July 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Curitiba
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Parana
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 12,992 (5,018 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul II
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 531, Rua Conselheiro Sinimbu 498, 83203-050 Paranagua, PR, Brazil
  • Telephone: (041) 422-8747
  • Fax: 422-8553

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
21 July 1962ErectedArchdiocese of Curitiba Diocese of Paranaguá (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966150,000170,00088.2%218207,50018629ap1967
1970148,510170,36187.2%225275,500255711ap1971
1976179,100199,00090.0%127286,396304712ap1977
1980179,100214,00083.7%218208,955184512ap1981
1987180,941248,50472.8%319228,224194412ap1991
1998258,750345,00075.0%10102012,937113613ap2001
1999258,750345,00075.0%10102012,937113613ap2000
2001250,159312,69980.0%10112111,912144113ap2002
2002304,507327,62892.9%11102114,500114313ap2003
2003308,612335,68991.9%12102214,027114313ap2004
2004263,830386,04168.3%12122410,992124614ap2005

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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