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Diocese of San Vicente

Dioecesis Sancti Vincentii



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 18 December 1943
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of San Salvador
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: El Salvador
  • Square Kilometers: 2,056 (794 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, 2a Avenida Norte n. 10, San Vicente, El Salvador
  • Telephone: 2393-0004
  • Fax: 2393-6802

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
18 December 1943ErectedArchdiocese of San Salvador Diocese of San Vicente (erected)
5 May 1987Territory LostDiocese of San Vicente Diocese of Zacatecoluca (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950320,556323,00799.2%1572214,57072718ap1951
1966400,700406,10098.7%27123910,2748231ap1967
1970430,661440,16197.8%3314479,163159236ap1971
1976515,420515,68099.9%28154311,9861510239ap1977
1980582,000585,00099.5%30174712,3821710339ap1981
1990325,000366,12088.8%2933210,15638223ap1991
1999455,200477,20095.4%4044410,345414428ap2000
2000457,300478,06095.7%4034310,634314528ap2001
2001440,250478,30092.0%414110,73715028ap2002
2002457,915478,32595.7%424210,90215028ap2003
2003457,918476,45096.1%414111,16814428ap2004
2004456,982477,60395.7%434310,62715528ap2005
2010467,779508,00092.1%58588,06511835ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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