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Diocese of Viana do Castelo

Dioecesis Vianensis Castelli



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 November 1977
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Braga
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Portugal
  • Square Kilometers: 2,108 (814 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Camara Eclesiastica, Rua de Gois Pinto, 4904-864 Viana do Castelo, Portugal
  • Telephone: 258.824.567
  • Fax: 258.824.459

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 November 1977ErectedArchdiocese of Braga Diocese of Viana do Castelo (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1980242,310268,79390.1%207242311,04829182292ap1981
1990251,000266,00094.4%194222161,16225140291ap1991
1999250,530258,96596.7%172261981,26530124291ap2000
2000251,220259,30096.9%175241991,26229117291ap2001
2001251,220259,30096.9%176242001,25629117291ap2002
2002245,870250,27398.2%173231961,25426110291ap2003
2003245,650250,27598.2%172241961,2532792291ap2004
2004245,650250,27598.2%171231941,26624102291ap2005
2010245,217253,31096.8%154211751,40126104291ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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