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Archdiocese of Uberaba

Archidioecesis Uberabensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Paulo Mendes Peixoto, Archbishop
  • Benedito de Ulhôa Vieira, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 14 April 1962
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Minas Gerais
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 27,228 (10,516 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Leste II
  • Mailing Address: Curia Metropolitana, Praca Dom Eduardo 56, 38060-280 Uberaba, MG, Brazil
  • Telephone: (034)3312-9565
  • Fax: (same)

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Uberaba
29 September 1907ErectedDiocese of Goiás Diocese of Uberaba (erected)
18 July 1918Territory LostArchdiocese of Mariana
Diocese of Uberaba
Diocese of Aterrado (erected)
1 March 1929Territory LostDiocese of Montes Claros
Diocese of Uberaba
Territorial Prelature of Paracatu (erected)
5 April 1955Territory LostDiocese of Uberaba Diocese of Patos de Minas (erected)
22 July 1961Territory LostDiocese of Uberaba Diocese of Uberlândia (erected)
Archdiocese of Uberaba
14 April 1962ElevatedDiocese of Uberaba Archdiocese of Uberaba
16 October 1982Territory LostArchdiocese of Uberaba
Diocese of Uberlândia
Diocese of Ituiutaba (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Uberaba
1948635,000660,00096.2%33731065,9908627042ap1951
Archdiocese of Uberaba
1961220,000.0%231639017ap1967
1970340,000.0%22325403822721ap1971
1973281,055330,65385.0%1941604,6844921826ap1977
1980379,000423,00089.6%2039596,4235616031ap1981
1990363,000401,00090.5%2624507,2603314532ap1991
1999343,135527,93065.0%3718556,2382816040ap2000
2000378,868597,83763.4%4226685,571268540ap2001
2001377,470568,96766.3%4226685,5514514341ap2002
2002483,565585,64182.6%5420746,534255540ap2003
2003442,787692,18464.0%5813716,23612113646ap2004
2004444,081693,18564.1%6213755,92112612147ap2005
2010539,000746,00072.3%6513786,910213514653ap2011

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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