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Diocese of Quixadá

Dioecesis Quixadensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 13 March 1971
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Fortaleza
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Ceara
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 15,134 (5,845 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste I
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua Eudasiio Barroso 851, C.P. 34, 63900-000 Quixada, CE, Brazil
  • Telephone: (088)3412-0548
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
13 March 1971ErectedArchdiocese of Fortaleza Diocese of Quixadá (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1976247,268258,55295.6%661220,6056487ap1977
1980302,000319,00094.7%551030,2006558ap1981
1990299,000315,00094.9%1051519,93365512ap1991
1999340,000355,00095.8%991818,888134112ap2000
2000345,000360,00095.8%1692513,800124112ap2001
2001258,178281,28991.8%1492311,225164113ap2002
2002213,136282,44175.5%177248,880136913ap2003
2003200,968282,44171.2%227296,929126419ap2004
2004254,419282,72490.0%237308,480127014ap2005
2010281,000313,00089.8%375426,690165419ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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