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Diocese of Santiago del Estero

Dioecesis Sancti Iacobi de Estero



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 25 March 1907
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Tucumán
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Argentina
  • Square Kilometers: 81,969 (31,660 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Av. Belgrano Sud 450, G4200AAR Santiago del Estero, Argentina
  • Telephone: (0385)421-1534; 421-1260
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
25 March 1907ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Tumaco Diocese of Santiago del Estero (erected)
10 April 1961Territory LostDiocese of Santiago del Estero Diocese of Añatuya (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950655,000685,71295.5%37135013,100234227ap1951
1966440,000460,00095.7%2919489,166265226ap1967
1970460,000500,00092.0%3916558,363184830ap1971
1976370,355402,56092.0%3519546,858266531ap1977
1980414,000450,00092.0%3916557,527218332ap1981
1990570,000622,00091.6%4417619,3441218037ap1991
1999643,000687,00093.6%42186010,71615219242ap2000
2000510,000572,00089.2%3919588,793142110042ap2001
2001514,100571,23490.0%4018588,86315218242ap2002
2002586,000651,24190.0%3920599,93215238243ap2003
2003586,117651,24190.0%4120619,60816238043ap2004
2004586,117651,24190.0%4019599,93416238043ap2005
2010605,000686,00088.2%5019698,76814224744ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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