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Diocese of Villa María

Dioecesis Civitatis Mariae



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Bishop(s)

  • Samuel Jofré Giraudo, Bishop
  • José Ángel Rovai, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 11 February 1957
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Córdoba
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Argentina
  • Square Kilometers: 28,000 (10,815 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Manuel Belgrano 20, X5901BGB Villa Maria [Cordoba], Argentina
  • Telephone: (0353)453-2026
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 February 1957ErectedArchdiocese of Córdoba Diocese of Villa María (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1962273,000286,00095.5%4718654,2002615037ap1967
1970285,000320,00089.1%4621674,2533610543ap1971
1976318,000362,00087.8%4519644,9682910043ap1977
1980341,000363,00093.9%3023536,433326745ap1981
1990390,000410,00095.1%2914439,069217747ap1991
1999352,000362,00097.2%5217695,101175248ap2000
2000400,000443,00090.3%5417715,633175049ap2001
2001353,000373,15394.6%5316695,115165049ap2002
2002330,000373,64688.3%6211734,520134349ap2003
2003308,000374,00082.4%7211833,710114050ap2004
2004308,000375,00082.1%7110813,802103750ap2005
2010305,000382,00079.8%688764,01393450ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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