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Vicariate Apostolic of Tierradentro

Apostolicus Vicariatus Tierradentroënsis



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Bishop(s)

  • Edgar Hernando Tirado Mazo, M.X.Y., Vicar Apostolic
  • Jorge García Isaza, C.M., Vicar Apostolic Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Vicariate Apostolic
  • Elevated: 17 February 2000
  • Vicariate
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Colombia
  • Square Kilometers: 2,087 (806 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Vicariato Apostolico, Belalcazar, Paez, Cauca, Colombia
  • Telephone: (2)825.24.08
  • Fax: (same)

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Tierradentro
13 May 1921ErectedArchdiocese of Popayán Prefecture Apostolic of Tierradentro (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Tierradentro
17 February 2000ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Tierradentro Vicariate Apostolic of Tierradentro

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Tierradentro
195035,95036,00099.9%557,19016ap1951
196432,80033,45098.1%10103,28012443ap1967
196844,10045,00098.0%11114,00913474ap1971
197644,50045,50097.8%1527ap1977
198045,00048,00093.8%12123,75015539ap1981
199049,00055,60088.1%14143,500165810ap1991
199951,20055,00093.1%713202,560133412ap2000
Vicariate Apostolic of Tierradentro
200051,20055,00093.1%813212,438133212ap2001
200150,00055,00090.9%712192,631123111ap2002
200250,00055,00090.9%1110212,380103211ap2003
200350,00055,00090.9%1110212,380103213ap2004
200450,00055,00090.9%96153,33372310ap2005
201055,50066,50083.5%115163,46881910ap2011

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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