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Diocese of Caetité

Dioecesis Caëtitensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 20 October 1913
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Vitória da Conquista
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Bahia
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 41,925 (16,193 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste III
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, C.P. 06, 46400-970 Caetite; Rua Barao de Caetite 22, 46400-000 Caetite, BA, Brazil
  • Telephone: (077)3454-4405
  • Fax: 3454-1094

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
20 October 1913ErectedArchdiocese of São Salvador da Bahia Diocese of Caetité (erected)
14 November 1959Territory LostDiocese of Barra (do Rio Grande)
Diocese of Bonfim
Diocese of Caetité
Archdiocese of São Salvador da Bahia
Diocese of Ruy Barbosa (Rui Barbosa) (erected)
27 February 1967Territory LostDiocese of Caetité Diocese of Livramento de Nossa Senhora (erected)
16 January 2002Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Caetité (from Sao Salvador da Bahia)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950443,762.0%20200323ap1951
1959500,000600,00083.3%171729,411424ap1960
1965800,000820,00097.6%202040,000546ap1967
1970480,000500,00096.0%27ap1971
1976495,000500,00099.0%151533,0001527ap1977
1980540,000550,00098.2%1421633,75021427ap1981
1990573,000600,00095.5%1832127,28533428ap1991
1999640,000700,00091.4%1652130,47654030ap2000
2000630,000700,00090.0%1962525,20064231ap2001
2001637,000708,00090.0%2383120,54884232ap2002
2002560,000700,00080.0%1582324,34784233ap2003
2003630,000700,00090.0%1972624,23074233ap2004
2004618,351678,22191.2%2873517,66784845ap2005
2006618,351678,22191.2%3053517,66754633ap2007
2012660,000723,00091.3%3083817,36883233ap2013
2013665,000729,00091.2%3173817,50093433ap2014

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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