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Diocese of Chitré

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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 21 July 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Panamá
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Panama
  • Square Kilometers: 6,146 (2,373 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Apartado 49, Calle Melitón Martíl;n, Chitré, Panamá
  • Telephone: (996)7285
  • Fax: 7284

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
21 July 1962ErectedArchdiocese of Panamá Diocese of Chitré (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966140,000141,00099.3%115168,750513ap1967
1970138,500144,00096.2%127197,289715ap1971
1976151,500152,00099.7%951410,8219614ap1977
1980155,000158,00098.1%961510,33310314ap1981
1990163,000166,00098.2%128208,1508914ap1991
1999176,190181,91996.9%167237,66072416ap2000
2000173,096183,09694.5%167237,52573417ap2002
2002175,700185,96094.5%247315,66772721ap2003
2003183,000212,60086.1%257325,71872721ap2004
2004180,970185,96097.3%297365,026372922ap2005
2006182,000189,00096.3%324365,055342622ap2007

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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