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Diocese of Tianguá

Dioecesis Tianguensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 13 March 1971
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Fortaleza
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Ceara
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 9,680 (3,738 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste I
  • Mailing Address: Av. Prefeito Jacques Nunes 1739, C.P. 51, 62320-000 Tiangua, CE, Brazil
  • Telephone: (088)3671-1180
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
13 March 1971ErectedDiocese of Sobral Diocese of Tianguá (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1976292,500300,00097.5%921126,59026111ap1977
1980307,000316,00097.2%1411520,46615814ap1981
1990417,000439,00095.0%191921,94725916ap1991
1999345,000384,00089.8%222215,6815814ap2000
2000400,000420,00095.2%1942317,39146114ap2001
2001373,521403,80792.5%2232514,94036114ap2002
2002379,000411,39792.1%2232515,16036114ap2003
2003378,485411,39792.0%2132415,77036114ap2004
2004378,485411,39792.0%2052515,13957414ap2005
2010409,000445,00091.9%2373013,63373914ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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