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Diocese of Punta Arenas

Dioecesis Punta Arenas



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 27 January 1947
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Puerto Montt
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Chile
  • Square Kilometers: 112,310 (43,379 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.iglesiademagallanes.cl/
  • Mailing Address: Casilla 35-D, Calle Monsenor Fagnano 630, Punta Arenas, Chile
  • Telephone: (061) 24-1539
  • Fax: 24-7839

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Magallanes-Islas Malvinas
4 October 1916UnitedMission "Sui Iuris" of Magallanes
Prefecture Apostolic of Magallanes
Vicariate Apostolic of Magallanes-Islas Malvinas
Diocese of Punta Arenas
27 January 1947ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Magallanes-Islas Malvinas Diocese of Punta Arenas (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Punta Arenas
195048,00050,00096.0%31311,54844706ap1951
196679,65088,50090.0%728352,27544749ap1967
196888,50091,00097.3%533382,32848758ap1971
197690,000104,00086.5%423273,333329589ap1977
198077,220107,41171.9%420243,217331518ap1981
1990136,000149,00091.3%421255,440325439ap1991
1999120,000160,00075.0%618245,0009203510ap2000
2000120,000157,76976.1%722294,1379263110ap2001
2001126,215157,76980.0%722294,3527263110ap2002
2002126,388153,66082.3%719264,8619223010ap2003
2003121,880150,82680.8%718254,8759232710ap2004
2004120,208150,82679.7%618245,0088232210ap2005

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


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