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Diocese of Cachoeira do Sul

Dioecesis Cachoëirensis Australis



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Bishop(s)

  • Remídio José Bohn, Bishop
  • Irineu Silvio Wilges, O.F.M., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 17 July 1991
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Santa Maria
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 10,736 (4,146 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul III
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua Moron 1007, 96508-031 Cachoeira do Sul, RS, Brazil
  • Telephone: (051)3722-1875
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
17 July 1991ErectedDiocese of Santa Maria Diocese of Cachoeira do Sul (erected)
13 April 2011Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Cachoeira do Sul (from Porto Alegre)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999177,000210,00084.3%219305,9005176012ap2000
2000180,000213,00084.5%249335,4543154812ap2001
2001171,666203,73984.3%216276,3583104813ap2002
2002170,650209,76081.4%176237,4193114813ap2003
2003143,327204,75370.0%198275,3083165613ap2004
2004143,327204,75370.0%177245,9713155613ap2005
2006145,700209,00069.7%178255,8283132713ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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