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Diocese of Puerto Iguazú

Dioecesis Portus Iguassuensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 16 June 1986
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Corrientes
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Argentina
  • Square Kilometers: 17,000 (6,566 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Guatambu 184, 3370 Puerto Iguazu [Misiones], Argentina
  • Telephone: (03757) 420-526

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
16 June 1986ErectedDiocese of Posadas Diocese of Puerto Iguazú (erected)
13 June 2009Territory LostDiocese of Posadas
Diocese of Puerto Iguazú
Diocese of Oberá (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990160,000210,00076.2%219217,6193237116ap1991
1999190,000261,00072.8%2220424,52317208323ap2000
2000192,000264,00072.7%2120414,68219208024ap2001
2001200,000280,00071.4%2120414,87820208224ap2002
2002205,000290,00070.7%2117385,39421188024ap2003
2003210,000295,00071.2%2218405,25022247724ap2004
2004210,000300,00070.0%1920395,38421207525ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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