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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: 10,670 (4,121 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Calle 27 N. 11-59, Barrio Rita de Arrazola, Sincelejo [Sucre], Colombia
  • Telephone: (52)280.52.75
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
25 April 1969ErectedArchdiocese of Cartagena Diocese of Magangué (erected)
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
2014776,000964,00080.5%48146212,5167256449ap2015
2017803,745997,21580.6%62157710,43813246950ap2018

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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