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Diocese of Santo ¬ngelo

Dioecesis Angelopolitana



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Bishop(s)

  • Liro Vendelino Meurer, Bishop
  • Josť Clemente Weber, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 22 May 1961
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Santa Maria
  • Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 18,572 (7,173 Square Miles)
  • Description: Cities of Santo Angelo, Cerro Largo, GiruŠ, GuaranŪ, Horizontina, PÚrto Lucena, Santa Rosa, Santo Cristo, S‚o Luis Gonzaga, Tres de Maio, Tucunduva, and Tuparendi
  • Conference Region: Sul 3
  • Official Web Site: https://www.diocesedesantoangelo.org/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua Marques do Herval 1113, 98801-610 Santo Angelo, RS, Brazil
  • Telephone: (055)3313-5263

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
22 May 1961ErectedDiocese of Uruguaiana Diocese of Santo ¬ngelo (erected)
13 April 2011Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Santo ¬ngelo (from Porto Alegre)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966360,000400,00090.0%2938675,3735023025ap1967
1970360,000430,00083.7%3134655,5385927027ap1971
1976425,000530,00080.2%3637735,82126947528ap1977
1977421,000529,00079.6%4439835,07228848030ap1981
1987480,000590,00081.4%6226885,45436139936ap1991
1999396,000495,00080.0%5228804,95026534538ap2000
2000390,000500,00078.0%5329824,75626834038ap2001
2001385,000500,00077.0%5428824,69527132038ap2002
2002385,000500,00077.0%5527824,69527831838ap2003
2003392,000510,00076.9%6824924,26038631239ap2004
2004389,000508,00076.6%92221143,41246831439ap2005
2010395,000541,00073.0%5823814,87614722240ap2011
2014414,000568,00072.9%5523785,30713215940ap2015
2017424,635582,59072.9%5516715,98013212240ap2018
2020331,300460,10072.0%5719764,35912416340ap2021
2022335,000465,90171.9%5319724,65212414040ap2023

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased



Source(s)

  • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 54, Page 262, to Page 264
  • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 103, Page 441, and Page 442

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