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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, Calle Sirama y 2a Avenida Nte. 101, San Miguel, El Salvador
  • Telephone: 2661-0962
  • Fax: 2661-1839

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 February 1913ErectedDiocese of San Salvador Diocese of Santa Ana (erected) (Ahuachapan, Santa Ana, and Sonsonate Provinces)
Diocese of San Miguel (erected) (San Miguel, La Union, Morazan, and Usulutan Provinces)
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
2014871,5001,253,10069.5%6377012,450128247ap2015
2017880,0001,267,00069.5%7298110,864148247ap2018

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


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