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Diocese of Azul

Dioecesis Azulensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 20 April 1934
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of La Plata
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Argentina
  • Square Kilometers: 64,510 (24,916 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Colon 695, B7300IAM Azul [Buenos Aires], Argentina
  • Telephone: (02281)424-155
  • Fax: 431-443

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
20 April 1934ErectedDiocese of La Plata Diocese of Azul (erected)
11 February 1957Territory LostDiocese of Azul
Diocese of Mercedes
Diocese of Nueve de Julio (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950600,000680,00088.2%4918678,9553825731ap1951
1959320,000334,94895.5%6220823,9022126427ap1960
1965320,000366,00087.4%7027973,2987121340ap1967
1970320,000366,00087.4%7224963,3336614340ap1971
1976354,480393,86790.0%4532774,6036516941ap1977
1980435,000486,00089.5%4325686,39715316541ap1981
1990391,000427,00091.6%4421656,01514816841ap1991
1999450,000470,00095.7%4922716,3384377742ap2000
2000420,000470,00089.4%5022725,8339377742ap2001
2001420,000470,00089.4%5022725,83310377742ap2002
2002412,714463,72389.0%5119705,89513339241ap2003
2003412,714463,72389.0%4921705,89515418941ap2004
2004412,714463,72389.0%4920695,98120358541ap2005
2006412,714463,72389.0%4822705,89521338741ap2007
2012428,000504,00084.9%419508,56024237543ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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