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Diocese of San Felipe

Dioecesis Sancti Philippi in Venetiola



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 7 October 1966
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Barquisimeto
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Venezuela
  • Square Kilometers: 7,100 (2,742 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Apartado 13, Avda. Caracas con 8a Avda., San Felipe 3201-A, Edo. Yaracuy, Venezuela
  • Telephone: (054)31.15.31
  • Fax: 31.56.75

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
7 October 1966ErectedArchdiocese of Barquisimeto
Diocese of Valencia en Venezuela
Diocese of San Felipe (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966200,000.0%55015ap1967
1970227,646232,29198.0%2612385,990175821ap1971
1976275,500290,00095.0%255309,18388022ap1977
1980322,000339,00095.0%2172811,5003106825ap1981
1990412,000434,00094.9%2763312,48431710826ap1991
1999430,000500,00086.0%2643014,333145532ap2000
2000430,000500,00086.0%2643014,333145532ap2001
2001430,000500,00086.0%2643014,333145532ap2002
2002430,000500,00086.0%2843213,437145532ap2003
2003430,000500,00086.0%3043412,647145531ap2004
2004438,000500,00087.6%3353811,52656432ap2005

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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