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Diocese of Cartago

Dioecesis Carthaginensis in Costa Rica



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 24 May 2005
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of San José de Costa Rica
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Costa Rica
  • Square Kilometers: 3,105 (1,199 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: San Blas de la Subestacion de Jasec, El Carmen, 7050 Cartago, Costa Rica
  • Telephone: 2253.2987
  • Fax: 2553.29.69

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
24 May 2005ErectedDiocese of Limón
Archdiocese of San José de Costa Rica
Diocese of Cartago (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
2005272,388378,52372.0%4921703,8915336bul:24May05
2006389,155432,39590.0%5720775,053554737ap2007
2013437,000486,00089.9%73321054,1611577139ap2014
2016472,000517,00091.3%7221935,0751467039ap2017
2019306,225423,60172.3%82191013,031357639ap2020

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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