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Diocese of Santos

Dioecesis Santosensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Jacyr Francisco Braido, C.S., Bishop
  • Tarcísio Scaramussa, S.D.B., Coadjutor Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 4 July 1924
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of São Paulo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Sao Paulo
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 2,369 (915 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul I
  • Web Site: http://www.diocesedesantos.com.br/
  • Mailing Address: Av. Conselheiro Rodrigues Alves 254, 11015-200 Bairro Macuco, Santos, SP, Brazil
  • Telephone: (013)3228-8888
  • Fax: 3224-3101

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
4 July 1924ErectedArchdiocese of São Paulo Diocese of Santos (erected)
2 March 1968Territory LostArchdiocese of Botucatu
Diocese of Sorocaba
Diocese of Santos
Diocese of Itapeva (erected)
19 January 1974Territory LostDiocese of Itapeva
Diocese of Santos
Diocese of Registro (erected)
3 March 1999Territory LostDiocese of Santos Diocese of Caraguatatuba (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1949300,000377,00079.6%2528535,6603722726ap1951
196657389505431635ap1967
1968528,619587,35490.0%55591144,6377830935ap1971
1976731,855813,17390.0%30376710,9234823433ap1977
1980769,000861,00089.3%2849779,9875722338ap1981
1990948,0001,064,00089.1%50348411,2854022942ap1991
1999958,0001,255,00076.3%52348611,13913417052ap2000
2000970,0001,273,00076.2%46348012,12523720245ap2001
20011,013,9441,345,94975.3%43388112,51724217439ap2002
20021,022,0951,476,82069.2%52389011,356144226041ap2003
20031,302,5111,530,87485.1%48216918,876142126040ap2004
20041,310,5511,530,87485.6%42287018,722142826040ap2005
20101,464,0001,710,00085.6%51479814,938245513142ap2011

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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