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Diocese of San Juan Bautista de las Misiones

Dioecesis Sancti Ioannis Baptistae a Missionibus



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 19 January 1957
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Asunción
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Paraguay
  • Square Kilometers: 21,700 (8,381 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Av. Monsenor Gabino Rojas 807, San Juan Bautista de las Misiones, Paraguay
  • Telephone: (081)212.231
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
19 January 1957ErectedArchdiocese of Asunción
Diocese of Villarrica
Diocese of San Juan Bautista de las Misiones (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1965117,852118,07599.8%1014244,910181526ap1967
1970121,015121,35799.7%1118294,17211241326ap1971
1976147,819152,38997.0%1215275,474201627ap1977
1980151,900157,40096.5%1217295,237242528ap1981
1990196,000200,70097.7%1014248,166195229ap1991
1999177,000180,00098.3%1019296,103215730ap2000
2000186,090189,30098.3%1218306,203234529ap2001
2001192,000197,50097.2%1419335,818255129ap2002
2002195,300200,30097.5%1518335,918236229ap2003
2003197,000200,30098.4%1516316,354226029ap2004
2004198,000201,00098.5%1513287,071185429ap2005
2010214,000218,00098.2%1610268,2302126030ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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