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Diocese of Cajazeiras

Dioecesis Caiazeirasensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 6 February 1914
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Paraíba
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Paraiba
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 14,867 (5,742 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste II
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocajazeiras.com.br/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua Padre Rolim 571, C.P. 13, 58900-000 Cajazeiras, PB, Brazil
  • Telephone: (083)3531-1335
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
6 February 1914ErectedDiocese of Paraíba Diocese of Cajazeiras (erected)
17 January 1959Territory LostDiocese of Cajazeiras
Diocese of Campina Grande
Diocese of Patos (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1949296,820300,00098.9%279368,24594717ap1951
1957495,000500,00099.0%31124311,511155821ap1960
1966498,000500,00099.6%3443813,1059032ap1967
1970425,0002542914,65553835ap1971
1976522,362527,26299.1%1732026,11836034ap1977
1980537,000546,87498.2%2042422,37545535ap1981
1990599,000602,00099.5%1672326,04373738ap1991
1999550,000567,00097.0%3644013,75045438ap2000
2000556,000574,00096.9%3433715,02735438ap2001
2001630,000650,00096.9%3723916,15325138ap2002
2002620,203650,00095.4%4014115,12684538ap2003
2003507,278563,64290.0%4624810,568174538ap2004
2004507,278533,90995.0%4825010,145104540ap2005
2006519,000547,00094.9%503539,792124545ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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