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Diocese of Chiclayo

Dioecesis Chiclayensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 17 December 1956
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Piura
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Peru
  • Square Kilometers: 18,226 (7,039 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.obispado-chiclayo.org.pe/
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Apartado 700, Elias Aguirre 850, Chiclayo, Peru
  • Telephone: (74)233-554
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
17 December 1956ErectedDiocese of Cajamarca
Archdiocese of Trujillo
Diocese of Chiclayo (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1959360,000400,00090.0%2727546,666335433ap1960
1966350,000400,00087.5%3835734,7944010028ap1967
1970370,500390,00095.0%3844824,5185012130ap1971
1976550,119564,22797.5%4130717,748369037ap1977
1980574,000637,00090.1%4728757,653328037ap1981
1990769,000854,00090.0%6128898,6403110139ap1991
19991,000,4621,112,87989.9%64198312,0532312342ap2000
20001,019,5451,137,39189.6%68198711,71822311743ap2001
20011,032,4261,139,39290.6%68188612,0042213542ap2002
20021,048,1671,114,60994.0%72219311,2702513642ap2003
20031,063,9081,170,66090.9%78199710,9682114643ap2004
20041,083,9081,188,21991.2%79209910,9482214245ap2005
20061,115,0001,218,00091.5%822710910,2293715347ap2007

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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