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Diocese of Castanhal

Dioecesis Castagnalensis de Pará



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Bishop(s)

  • Carlos Verzeletti, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 29 December 2004
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Belém do Pará
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Para
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 14,338 (5,538 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Norte II
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesedecastanhal.com
  • Mailing Address: Rua Major Ilson 483, Bairro Nova Olinda, 68741-320 Castanhal, PA, Brasil
  • Telephone: (091)3711-3370
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
29 December 2004ErectedArchdiocese of Belém do Pará
Diocese of Bragança do Pará
Diocese of Castanhal (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
2004405,000688,30658.8%23174010,1251711931ap2005
2006580,400722,10480.4%26204612,61713238731ap2007
2013625,000777,00080.4%31114214,88057139732ap2014

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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