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Diocese of Viana

Dioecesis Vianensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 30 October 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of São Luís do Maranhão
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Maranho
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 26,000 (10,042 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste 5
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Praca Mons. Arouche 132, C.P. 07, 65215-000 Viana, MA, Brazil
  • Telephone: (098)3653-2235
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
30 October 1962ErectedArchdiocese of São Luís do Maranhão Diocese of Viana (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1965300,000380,00078.9%7742,85747ap1967
1968500,000.0%9615073011ap1971
1976310,239317,86897.6%781520,68283713ap1977
1980320,000324,00098.8%381129,09081114ap1981
1990429,000434,00098.8%14102417,875102314ap1991
1999484,000489,98398.8%23103314,666102220ap2000
2000488,000503,98696.8%2473115,74172925ap2001
2001397,200496,51880.0%2383112,81282125ap2002
2002459,000541,75084.7%3384111,19582625ap2003
2003459,000541,75084.7%2693513,114112026ap2004
2004460,000550,00083.6%2783513,142102826ap2005
2010492,000613,00080.3%3484211,7141133426ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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