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Diocese of Bragança Paulista

Dioecesis Brigantiensis in Brazilia



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 24 July 1925
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Campinas
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Sao Paulo
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 4,400 (1,699 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul I
  • Official Web Site: http://www.planetguia.com.br/diocese/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua Coronel Assis Goncalves 521, 12900-480 Braganca Paulista, SP, Brazil
  • Telephone: (011)4032-5286; 4033-0858
  • Fax: 4033-0858

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
24 July 1925ErectedDiocese of Campinas
Archdiocese of São Paulo
Diocese of Bragança Paulista (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1959190,000200,00095.0%2017375,135108517ap1960
1962219,469219,469100.0%2114356,2701019ap1967
1970199,581199,581100.0%2210326,236108020ap1971
1976240,000300,00080.0%2911406,0001110922ap1977
1980208,500209,50099.5%17131741,198710735ap1981*
1990417,000463,00090.1%4218606,9502014035ap1991
1999760,000965,00078.8%53166911,01412015543ap2000
2000770,000978,00078.7%54177110,84512115543ap2001
2001750,0001,000,00075.0%51176811,02912215543ap2002
2002750,0001,000,00075.0%51207110,56312515543ap2003
2003750,0001,000,00075.0%53217410,13512615144ap2004
2004750,0001,000,00075.0%51146511,53812015044ap2005
2006770,0001,026,00075.0%52207210,69412515148ap2007
2012831,0001,138,00073.0%75351107,554313622454ap2013

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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