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Diocese of Caguas

Dioecesis Caguana



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 4 November 1964
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Puerto Rico
  • Square Kilometers: 1,908 (737 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprises east and southeast portion of Puerto Rico and the Islands of Culebra and Vieques.
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: CGS
  • Official Web Site: http://home.coqui.net/obicag/
  • Mailing Address: Apartado 8698, Caguas, PR 00726, Puerto Rico
  • Telephone: (787)747-5885
  • Fax: 747-5616

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
4 November 1964ErectedDiocese of Ponce
Archdiocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico
Diocese of Caguas (erected)
11 March 2008Territory LostDiocese of Caguas
Archdiocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico
Diocese of Fajardo-Humacao (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1965431,804531,43381.3%2461855,0801139825ap1967
1970472,078524,53190.0%42901323,57610010032ap1971
1976542,529580,00093.5%34731075,0708413335ap1977
1980474,000559,00084.8%29791084,3889310532ap1981
1990551,000635,00086.8%46601065,198378512540ap1991
1999515,000653,01278.9%62511134,557606914843ap2000
2000515,000653,01278.9%66541204,291697215443ap2001
2001515,000653,01278.9%65461114,639676414343ap2002
2002515,000653,01278.9%65461114,639676314043ap2003
2003540,000717,91275.2%65371025,294815413343ap2004
2004515,000717,91271.7%64431074,813816013043ap2005
2006518,000721,70071.8%66351015,128804211143ap2007

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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