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Diocese of San Fernando de Apure

Dioecesis Sancti Ferdinandi Apurensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 12 November 1974
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Calabozo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Venezuela
  • Square Kilometers: 76,500 (29,548 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Calle Bolivar 107, San Fernando de Apure 7001, Edo. Apure, Venezuela
  • Telephone: (0247)342.11.65
  • Fax: 341.05.82

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Territorial Prelature of San Fernando de Apure
7 June 1954ErectedDiocese of Calabozo
Diocese of San Cristóbal de Venezuela
Territorial Prelature of San Fernando de Apure (erected)
Diocese of San Fernando de Apure
12 November 1974ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of San Fernando de Apure Diocese of San Fernando de Apure

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Territorial Prelature of San Fernando de Apure
1966142,000115168,875153015ap1967
1970145,000150,51196.3%315188,055202916ap1971
Diocese of San Fernando de Apure
1976175,927177,70599.0%1161710,348202417ap1977
1980188,900191,00098.9%2111314,530162917ap1981
1990266,680277,79296.0%2111320,513162917ap1991
1999438,104490,61089.3%1772418,254134724ap2000
2000512,688539,67195.0%1782520,507135027ap2001
2001522,306539,67196.8%1982719,344135027ap2002
2002450,000505,33389.1%1672319,565114425ap2003
2003520,120543,75095.7%1752223,64184729ap2004
2004352,750415,00085.0%2362912,16394730ap2005
2010416,000516,00080.6%3363910,66665037ap2011

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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