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Diocese of San Cristóbal de Venezuela

Dioecesis Sancti Christophori in Venetiola



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 12 October 1922
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Mérida
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Venezuela
  • Square Kilometers: 11,100 (4,287 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Opisbado, Calle 3 con Carrera 3, 5001 San Cristobal, Edo. Tachira, Venezuela
  • Telephone: (0276)343.77.18
  • Fax: 341.73.18

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
12 October 1922ErectedDiocese of Mérida Diocese of San Cristóbal de Venezuela (erected)
7 June 1954Territory LostDiocese of Calabozo
Diocese of San Cristóbal de Venezuela
Territorial Prelature of San Fernando de Apure (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950278,000280,00099.3%4230723,8614712633ap1951
1966499,000500,00099.8%56471034,8445926845ap1967
1970510,487.0%604640447ap1971
1976562,799564,79999.6%67511184,7695624650ap1977
1980620,000624,00099.4%61441055,9044926451ap1981
1990720,000750,00096.0%66371036,9906926556ap1991
1999951,0001,100,00086.5%121441655,7639430576ap2000
20001,250,0001,400,00089.3%120431637,6686026375ap2001
20011,400,0001,500,00093.3%125441698,2849626075ap2002
20021,400,0001,500,00093.3%131431748,0458327077ap2003
20031,400,0001,500,00093.3%153472007,0009427081ap2004
20041,250,0001,500,00083.3%141381796,98310522681ap2005
20101,350,0001,618,00083.4%148471956,92314021786ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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