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Diocese of Tubarão

Dioecesis Tubaraoënsis



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Bishop(s)

  • João Francisco Salm, Bishop
  • Hilário Moser, S.D.B., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 December 1954
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Florianópolis
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Santa Catarina
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 4,531 (1,750 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul IV
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesetubarao.com.br/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, C.P. 341, 88701-970 Tubarao; Rua Senador Gustavo Richard 90, 88701-220 Tubarao, SC, Brazil
  • Telephone: (048)3622-1504
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 December 1954ErectedArchdiocese of Florianópolis Diocese of Tubarão (erected)
27 May 1998Territory LostDiocese of Tubarão Diocese of Criciúma (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966450,000450,000100.0%5741984,5914843143ap1967
1970490,000500,00098.0%57521094,4956543644ap1971
1976520,000530,00098.1%61391005,2005038151ap1977
1980593,000627,00094.6%5840986,0516033151ap1981
1990649,000690,00094.1%76311076,06514632053ap1991
1999300,538323,16093.0%417486,2612109822ap2000
2000278,497301,57692.3%428505,56999723ap2001
2001283,650305,00093.0%407476,0352249926ap2002
2002290,704319,45591.0%467535,4842910126ap2003
2003290,704319,45591.0%427495,9321229926ap2004
2004281,261324,59186.7%427495,7401199526ap2005
2010309,579355,43587.1%475525,9531109428ap2011

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


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