Catholic-Hierarchy DC

Diocese of Benjamín Aceval

Dioecesis Beniaminacevalensis



Show: All | General Information | Ordinaries | Historical Summary | Statistics | Affiliated Bishops, Living | Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 June 1980
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Asunción
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Paraguay
  • Square Kilometers: 42,000 (16,222 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Carlos Antonio Lopez y General Jose Eduvigis Diaz, 9800 Benjamin Aceval, Chaco, Paraguay
  • Telephone: (0271)27.22.11
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 June 1980ErectedDiocese of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en Paraguay
Vicariate Apostolic of Pilcomayo
Diocese of Benjamín Aceval (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199066,16566,58099.4%33611,027836ap1991
199974,00078,50094.3%998,2226137ap2000
200076,80081,50094.2%91107,6807158ap2001
200177,50082,00094.5%131145,53510198ap2002
200277,85083,00093.8%111126,48710218ap2003
200377,85083,00093.8%91107,7856168ap2004
200477,95083,10093.8%91107,7955158ap2005
200678,05083,20093.8%111126,5047158ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

============

Home | Countries | Religious Orders | Popes | Holy See | Roman Curia | Cardinals by Rank
Bishops: All | Living | Deceased | Youngest | Oldest | Cardinal Electors
Dioceses: All | Current | Titular | Vacant | Structured View
Events: Recent | by Date | by Year | Necrology
Conclaves | Consistories | Councils

============

About Catholic-Hierarchy
Terminology/Site Help
[ Comments/Corrections ] Copyright David M. Cheney, 1996-2013
code: v2.9.2, 21 Aug 2013; data: 9 Sep 2013