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Diocese of Canelones

Dioecesis Canalopolitanus



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 25 November 1961
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Montevideo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Uruguay
  • Square Kilometers: 4,532 (1,750 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Jose Batlle y Ordonez 579, 90000 Canelones, Uruguay
  • Telephone: (033)22.568
  • Fax: 23.587

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
25 November 1961ErectedDiocese of San José de Mayo Diocese of Canelones (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966250,000255,32697.9%3535703,5716130228ap1967
1968245,565272,85090.0%2731584,2335223328ap1971
1976300,000315,82395.0%3231634,7614722135ap1977
1980309,000331,72393.2%2339624,9835820733ap1981
1990341,000361,00094.5%2330536,43394120633ap1991
1999399,000443,66089.9%2713409,975112117434ap2000
2000354,928443,66080.0%2512379,592102015733ap2001
2001365,821443,66082.5%2612389,626102015833ap2002
2002362,850443,66081.8%2415399,303111916233ap2003
2003354,928443,66080.0%2621477,551102516733ap2004
2004354,928443,66080.0%2420448,066102514133ap2005
2006337,000450,00074.9%2316398,641112213533ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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