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Diocese of San Miguel

Dioecesis Sancti Michaelis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 11 February 1913
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of San Salvador
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: El Salvador
  • Square Kilometers: 4,993 (1,928 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesisdesanmiguel.org/
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, 2a Avenida Nte. y Calle Sirama 101, Apdo. 33, San Miguel, El Salvador
  • Telephone: 2661-0962
  • Fax: 2661-1839

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 February 1913ErectedDiocese of San Salvador (San Miguel, La Union, Morazan, and Usulutan Provinces) Diocese of San Miguel (erected)
2 December 1954Territory LostDiocese of San Miguel Diocese of Santiago de María (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950556,083556,78399.9%2232522,243132228ap1951
1966478,674491,87997.3%1732023,933143921ap1967
1968603,982627,31496.3%28103815,894225224ap1971
1976580,875603,31996.3%391248,406274224ap1977
1980587,900613,00095.9%1772424,495163123ap1981
1990684,000662,000103.3%2863420,117133123ap1991
1999796,000825,00096.5%4845215,307113437ap2000
2000792,000825,00096.0%4945314,94373939ap2001
2001600,0001,000,00060.0%4544912,244103542ap2002
2002600,000942,80063.6%4555012,000103842ap2003
2003610,0001,100,00055.5%5075710,70184443ap2004
2004940,0001,115,00084.3%5065616,785174342ap2005
2010862,3501,235,00069.8%5566114,136497144ap2011

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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