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Diocese of Chapecó

Dioecesis Xapecoënsis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 14 January 1958
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Florianópolis
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Santa Catarina
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 15,663 (6,049 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul IV
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesechapeco.org.br/
  • Mailing Address: Residencia Episcopal, Av. Getulio Vargas 121-S, 89802-801 Chapeco, SC; C.P. 726, 89801-970 Chapeco, SC, Brazil
  • Telephone: (049)3322-3362
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
14 January 1958ErectedDiocese of Lages
Territorial Prelature of Palmas
Diocese of Chapecó (erected)
12 June 1975Territory LostDiocese of Caçador
Diocese of Chapecó
Diocese of Lages
Diocese of Joaçaba (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1959230,000260,00088.5%943524,4234312625ap1960
1966364,073402,79490.4%2156774,72810132130ap1967
1967430,600.0%25588305832932ap1977
1974534,060593,43090.0%2951806,6759018037ap1981
1979571,561613,56193.2%2953826,97028021541ap1991
1999501,609742,64667.5%4731786,43014816340ap2000
2000630,000730,00086.3%4428728,75015113640ap2001
2001590,000692,01485.3%4430747,9726314540ap2002
2002500,000700,00071.4%3929687,3525811740ap2003
2003500,000698,42371.6%4033736,8497413540ap2004
2004500,000698,42371.6%4236786,4109815646ap2005
2006593,000715,00082.9%4836847,0596416140ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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