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Diocese of Sincelejo

Dioecesis Sinceleiensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 25 April 1969
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cartagena
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Colombia
  • Square Kilometers: 10,523 (4,064 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Calle 27 N. 11-59, Barrio Rita de Arrazola Sincelejo [Sucre], Colombia
  • Telephone: (52)280.52.75
  • Fax: 280.56.05

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
25 April 1969ErectedArchdiocese of Cartagena Diocese of Sincelejo (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1967312,588.0%25250ap1971
1976380,000404,52993.9%1962515,200612618ap1977
1980421,000454,00092.7%1872516,840712619ap1981
1990481,187529,05991.0%2693513,7481912925ap1991
1995560,000600,00093.3%3764313,0231612827ap2003
2003680,000800,00085.0%48105811,7241119042ap2004
2004671,816839,77080.0%4785512,2141811042ap2005
2010740,000920,00080.4%5376012,3332108543ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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