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Diocese of Cartagena (en España)

Dioecesis Carthaginensis in Hispania



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 1st Century
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Granada
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Spain
  • Square Kilometers: 11,319 (4,371 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesisdecartagena.org/
  • Mailing Address: Palacio Episcopal, Plaza del Cardenal Belluga 1, 30001 Murcia, Espana
  • Telephone: 968.22.13.71
  • Fax: 968.21.21.72

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
1st CenturyErectedDiocese of Cartagena (en España) (erected)
14 July 1564Territory LostDiocese of Cartagena (en España) Diocese of Orihuela (erected)
2 November 1949Territory LostDiocese of Cartagena (en España)
Diocese of Cuenca
Diocese of Orihuela
Diocese of Albacete (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950843,350843,350100.0%228753032,783101860214ap1951
1955827,000827,53699.9%344744181,978175920221ap1960
1969854,866856,86699.8%4171045211,6401721,190210ap1971
1980949,467957,01099.2%3641044682,0281841,279293ap1981
1990983,9491,058,00093.0%355974522,1761991,171283ap1991
19991,040,0001,100,00094.5%402995012,0751551,027289ap2000
20001,040,0001,115,06893.3%413965092,043154934290ap2001
20011,051,7951,130,96293.0%400904902,146143962293ap2002
20021,053,7621,149,32891.7%381934742,223147890290ap2003
20031,092,0891,190,37891.7%384874712,318145949291ap2004
20041,127,4691,226,99391.9%397914882,310151895291ap2005
20061,195,7921,335,79289.5%395914862,460143894291ap2007
20131,253,2821,474,44985.0%403774802,611145744291ap2014

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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