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Diocese of Palmira

Dioecesis Palmirana



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 17 December 1952
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cali
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Colombia
  • Square Kilometers: 4,976 (1,921 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Calle 30 N. 29-79, Palmira, Valle, Colombia
  • Telephone: (2)272.50.52
  • Fax: 272.30.32

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
17 December 1952ErectedDiocese of Cali
Archdiocese of Popayán
Diocese of Palmira (erected)
29 June 1966Territory LostArchdiocese of Cali
Diocese of Palmira
Diocese of Buga (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966520,000531,00097.9%72461184,4067532637ap1967
1970285,0004015555,1813724427ap1971
1976310,000325,00095.4%468545,7402713730ap1977
1980327,000368,00088.9%4310536,1692912229ap1981
1990584,000651,00089.7%4685410,8141322139ap1991
1999920,000976,00094.3%5095915,5931221539ap2000
2000600,000650,00092.3%4895710,52611521639ap2001
2001600,000650,00092.3%579669,09011521741ap2002
2002600,000650,00092.3%5612688,8231821641ap2003
2003600,000650,00092.3%5012629,6771821743ap2004
2004600,000700,00085.7%5012629,6771821743ap2005
2013713,000790,00090.3%749838,59011621047ap2014
2016737,275817,17190.2%737809,2151720448ap2017
2019762,200848,50089.8%757829,2951919249ap2020

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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