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Diocese of Santander

Dioecesis Santanderiensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 12 December 1754
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Oviedo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Spain
  • Square Kilometers: 5,527 (2,134 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesisdesantander.com/
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Plaza Obispo Jose Eguino Trecu 1, 39002 Santander, Espana
  • Telephone: 942.36.56.57
  • Fax: 942.36.74.00

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
12 December 1754ErectedArchdiocese of Burgos Diocese of Santander (erected)
8 September 1861Territory LostArchdiocese of Burgos
Diocese of Calahorra y La Calzada
Diocese of Pamplona (-Tudela)
Diocese of Santander
Diocese of Vitoria (erected)
2 November 1949Territory LostDiocese of Calahorra y La Calzada
Diocese of Santander
Diocese of Vitoria
Diocese of Bilbao (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950350,000350,000100.0%384250634552323685383ap1951
1970436,000436,41799.9%4891876766444141,558607ap1971
1980515,900518,87199.4%4132336467983761,265617ap1981
1990533,885536,18699.6%34021455496313461,170619ap1991
1999526,585530,51099.3%3002035031,0461302958617ap2000
2000526,127530,21799.2%2942024961,0601300949617ap2001
2001526,949531,55999.1%2911954861,0841285929617ap2002
2002535,458540,66399.0%2881914791,1171282905617ap2003
2003539,410545,31798.9%2901944841,1141274881617ap2004
2004545,937552,72798.8%2871874741,1511253866617ap2005
2010557,409592,87694.0%2661864521,2335245767615ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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