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Archdiocese of Aracajú

Archidioecesis Aracaiuensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 30 April 1960
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Sergipe
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 7,019 (2,711 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste III
  • Official Web Site: http://www.arquidiocese.aju.org.br/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Metropolitana, Praca Mons. Olimpio de Campos 228, 49010-040 Aracaju, SE, Brazil
  • Telephone: (079) 3216-3006
  • Fax: 3216-3013

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Aracajú
3 January 1910ErectedArchdiocese of Săo Salvador da Bahia Diocese of Aracajú (erected)
30 April 1960Territory LostDiocese of Aracajú Diocese of Propriá (erected)
30 April 1960Territory LostDiocese of Aracajú Diocese of Estância (erected)
Archdiocese of Aracajú
30 April 1960ElevatedDiocese of Aracajú Archdiocese of Aracajú

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Aracajú
1950537,698542,32699.1%5016668,1461610542ap1951
1958700,000900,00077.8%43145712,2801616147ap1960
Archdiocese of Aracajú
1966450,000.0%44226602116027ap1967*
1968465,2854320637,3852215029ap1971
1976442,029455,74597.0%29144310,2792518527ap1977
1977432,000456,10094.7%2916459,6001918030ap1981
1990562,000634,00088.6%33134612,2171318637ap1991
1999739,631963,59876.8%59471066,97715011246ap2000
2000745,000971,00076.7%46186411,64022218560ap2001
2001813,0001,059,91676.7%45135814,01711620056ap2002
2002821,0001,069,00076.8%49166512,63011920058ap2003
2003845,0001,098,00077.0%53166912,24613220162ap2004
2004930,0001,080,39586.1%63208311,20423715068ap2005
2006988,3211,108,08689.2%58147213,72625231569ap2007
20121,069,0001,272,00084.0%110251357,918223320888ap2013

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


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