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Diocese of Abancay

Dioecesis Abancaiensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 April 1958
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cuzco
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Peru
  • Square Kilometers: 12,950 (5,001 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesisdeabancay.org/
  • Mailing Address: Apartado 42, Plaza de Armas s/n, Abancay [Apurimac], Peru
  • Telephone: (83)32.11.36
  • Fax: 32.16.50

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 April 1958ErectedArchdiocese of Cuzco Diocese of Abancay (erected)
26 April 1968Territory LostDiocese of Abancay Territorial Prelature of Chuquibambilla (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1959365,000252514,600898ap1960
1966385,000400,00096.3%3073710,405124539ap1967
1970256,000260,00098.5%29298,82734414ap1971
1976272,600280,00097.4%2612710,09655515ap1977
1980407,900415,75898.1%242416,99537327ap1981
1990266,000268,00099.3%101026,600313228ap1991
1999286,000306,00093.5%50505,72049034ap2000
2000295,000317,00093.1%44446,704410834ap2001
2001299,000320,00093.4%52525,750711215ap2002
2002302,000325,00092.9%53535,698711015ap2003
2003302,000325,00092.9%60605,033713015ap2004
2004303,000328,00092.4%55555,509518016ap2005
2005310,628335,62892.6%58585,355518517ap2006
2006315,77534,775908.1%58585,4446519017ap2007
2011339,000354,00095.8%51516,647614418ap2012
2012343,000358,00095.8%52526,596614718ap2013

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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