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Diocese of Angra

Dioecesis Angrensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 November 1534
  • Metropolitan: Patriarchate of Lisboa {Lisbon}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Portugal
  • Square Kilometers: 2,243 (866 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Camara Eclesiastica, rua dos Canos Verdes 127, 9700-901 Angra do Heroismo CODEX; Apartado 55, 9701-901 Angra do Heroismo CODEX, Acores, Portugal
  • Telephone: 295.213.495
  • Fax: 295.216.661

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 November 1534ErectedArchdiocese of Funchal Diocese of Angra (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1959319,131320,77499.5%28872951,0812298168ap1960
1970300,995302,63299.5%255112661,13129180151ap1971
1980251,000255,40098.3%20282101,19522240152ap1981
1990266,000269,11098.8%17051751,52017263165ap1991
1999257,389260,65398.7%15691651,559119219172ap2000
2000257,020260,56998.6%15081581,626118215172ap2001
2001256,920259,56799.0%17181791,435219209172ap2002
2002245,030249,03098.4%16281701,441217205172ap2003
2003234,157241,76396.9%16791761,330217181174ap2004
2004238,425257,38092.6%161111721,386220185172ap2005
2006231,243241,76395.6%14581531,511117167172ap2007
2012236,746246,74695.9%14391521,557518130164ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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