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Diocese of Campos

Dioecesis Camposinus



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Bishop(s)

  • Roberto Francisco Ferrería Paz, Bishop
  • João Corso, S.D.B., Bishop Emeritus
  • Roberto Gomes Guimarães, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 4 December 1922
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Niterói
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Rio de Janeiro
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 12,520 (4,835 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Leste I
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Av. 7 de Setembro 247, 28013-330 Campos dos Goytacazes, RJ, Brazil
  • Telephone: (022)2734-0750
  • Fax: 2722-7750

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
4 December 1922ErectedDiocese of Niterói (Nictheroy; Petrópolis) Diocese of Campos (erected)
26 March 1960Territory LostDiocese of Campos
Diocese of Niterói (Nictheroy; Petrópolis)
Diocese of Valença
Diocese of Nova Iguaçu (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950850,000950,00089.5%20183822,368244534ap1951
1958612,000680,00090.0%24244812,750286738ap1960
1966512,000541,00094.6%21264710,893286028ap1967
1970692,250819,64984.5%30205013,845225929ap1971
1976547,860617,38788.7%32164811,413186730ap1977
1980568,000675,00084.1%36175310,716197331ap1981
1990648,000766,00084.6%38226010,800247527ap1991
1999826,000885,00093.3%30184817,2081196736ap2000
2000836,000896,00093.3%30174717,7871186536ap2001
2001846,000907,00093.3%38175515,3811186537ap2002
2002854,000916,00093.2%39175615,2501186638ap2003
2003854,000986,00086.6%43176014,2331186739ap2004
2004854,000986,00086.6%48176513,1381196740ap2005
2006875,0001,011,00086.5%54167012,5001178040ap2007

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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