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Diocese of Chalatenango

Dioecesis Chalatenangensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Luis Morao Andreazza, O.F.M., Bishop
  • Eduardo Alas Alfaro, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 30 December 1987
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of San Salvador
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: El Salvador
  • Square Kilometers: 2,016 (778 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Casa Episcopal, Calle San Martín 4, Barrio El Centro, Chalatenango, El Salvador
  • Telephone: 2301-0211; 2301-0209
  • Fax: 2335-2520

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
30 December 1987ErectedArchdiocese of San Salvador Diocese of Chalatenango (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990259,000272,00095.2%1061616,18762014ap1991
1998203,000250,00081.2%205258,12053018ap2002
2002212,000250,00084.8%212239,21723317ap2003
2003238,500265,00090.0%1721912,55223320ap2004
2004238,500265,00090.0%1922111,35723317ap2005
2006244,000271,00090.0%311327,62513323ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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