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Diocese of Aveiro

Dioecesis Aveirensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 24 August 1938
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Braga
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Portugal
  • Square Kilometers: 1,537 (593 Square Miles)
  • Web Site: http://www.ecclesia.pt/aveiro/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, rua de Candido dos Reis 107, Apartado 541, 3801-901 Aveiro CODEX, Portugal
  • Telephone: 234.404.900
  • Fax: 234.404.901

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
24 August 1938ErectedDiocese of Coimbra
Diocese of Porto
Diocese of Viseu
Diocese of Aveiro (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950200,000205,00097.6%135151501,333159986ap1951
1959218,000225,86396.5%152121641,3291515991ap1960
1970234,689242,48996.8%144111551,5141719495ap1971
1980242,000255,00094.9%130161461,6572517295ap1981
1990261,500310,90084.1%121161371,90892716099ap1991
1999270,000282,29595.6%112161282,1091731171101ap2000
2000270,000282,29595.6%112161282,1092431163101ap2001
2001270,000282,29595.6%110171272,1252429154101ap2002
2002270,000309,49587.2%109141232,1952424155101ap2003
2003270,000309,49587.2%103131162,3272415154101ap2004
2004270,000309,49587.2%97131102,4542818162101ap2005
2006271,000310,70087.2%94121062,5562824157101ap2007
2012274,400314,80087.2%8116972,8283417161101ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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