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Diocese of União da Vitória

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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 December 1976
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Curitiba
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Parana
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 10,000 (3,862 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul 2
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 237, Rua Manoel Estevao 275, 84600-000 Uniao da Vitoria, PR, Brazil
  • Telephone: (042)3522-3595
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 December 1976ErectedArchdiocese of Curitiba
Diocese of Guarapuava
Diocese of Ponta Grossa
Diocese of União da Vitória (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1980176,000204,00086.3%517228,000264815ap1981
1990222,000270,00082.2%1221336,7276245320ap1991
1999255,000310,00082.3%1617337,7279263721ap2000
2000258,000314,00082.2%1718357,3719254021ap2001
2001225,000260,00086.5%1617336,8189194021ap2002
2002240,000275,00087.3%1915347,05812314422ap2003
2003242,200280,00086.5%2116376,54512233523ap2004
2004243,000283,00085.9%2017376,56712194023ap2005
2010183,879216,32885.0%2411355,25313203625ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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