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Diocese of Torit

Dioecesis Toritensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Vacant
  • Paride Taban, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 2 May 1983
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Juba
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: South Sudan
  • Square Kilometers: 76,000 (29,355 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseoftorit.org/
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Diocese, P.O. Box 11, Torit, Sud Sudan; Regina Pacis House, 6 Av. Parklands, P.O. Box 52802, 00200 Nairobi, Kenya
  • Telephone: (922)19.507

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
2 May 1983ErectedArchdiocese of Juba Diocese of Torit (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1987200,000491,68340.7%818267,69221158ap1991
1999586,000852,00068.8%39125111,49019389ap2000
2000586,000852,00068.8%34124612,73919429ap2001
2001586,570732,00080.1%48105810,113163913ap2002
2003592,000747,00079.3%539629,548133514ap2004
2004596,000750,00079.5%671688,76453623ap2005
2010682,000891,00076.5%44105412,629261719ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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