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Diocese of Teófilo Otoni

Dioecesis Otonipolitanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Aloísio Jorge Pena Vitral, Bishop
  • Diogo Reesink, O.F.M., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 27 November 1960
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Diamantina
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Minas Gerais
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 25,376 (9,801 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Leste 2
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua Epaminondas Otoni 713, 39800-013 Teofilo Otoni, MG, Brazil
  • Telephone: (033)3522-2618
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
27 November 1960ErectedDiocese of Araçuaí (Arassuaí) Diocese of Teófilo Otoni (erected)
28 March 1981Territory LostDiocese of Araçuaí (Arassuaí)
Diocese of Teófilo Otoni
Diocese of Almenara (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966700,000850,00082.4%3283122,5801721ap1967
1970980,0001,000,00098.0%13284123,902288025ap1971
1976580,000640,00090.6%13233616,111245623ap1977
1980601,000647,00092.9%15203517,171237225ap1981
1990522,000604,00086.4%2563116,83864937ap1991
1999575,000677,00084.9%2283019,166105333ap2000
2000383,184477,73080.2%2593411,270326531ap2001
2001383,184477,73080.2%21103112,360326531ap2002
2002370,133479,50077.2%21103111,939326531ap2003
2003383,000477,70080.2%22123411,264136533ap2004
2004362,135492,03173.6%19133211,316144433ap2005
2010340,000477,00071.3%2712398,717125038ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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