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Diocese of Punto Fijo

Dioecesis Punctifixensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 12 July 1997
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Coro
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Venezuela
  • Square Kilometers: 3,405 (1,315 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Calle Sucre, Punto Fijo, Edo. Falcon, Venezuela
  • Telephone: (069) 47-7610
  • Fax: 47-6870

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
12 July 1997ErectedDiocese of Coro Diocese of Punto Fijo (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999298,000314,00094.9%1372014,900282021ap2000
2000306,000322,00095.0%1251718,000252518ap2001
2001480,000505,76494.9%1462024,0002102819ap2002
2002241,000254,57894.7%1462012,0502103121ap2003
2003251,000265,63294.5%1672310,9132143019ap2004
2004252,954267,70094.5%1562112,045293019ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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