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Archdiocese of Campinas

Archidioecesis Campinensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Airton José dos Santos, Archbishop
  • Gilberto Pereira Lopes, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 19 April 1958
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Sao Paulo
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 2,134 (824 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul I
  • Official Web Site: http://arquidiocesecampinas.com/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Metopolitana, Rua Irma Serafina 88, 13026-066 Campinas; C.P. 98, 13012-970 Campinas, SP, Brazil
  • Telephone: (019)3232-2327; 3231-7122
  • Fax: 3232-3285

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Campinas
7 June 1908ErectedDiocese of São Paulo Diocese of Campinas (erected)
24 July 1925Territory LostDiocese of Campinas
Archdiocese of São Paulo
Diocese of Bragança Paulista (erected)
26 February 1944Territory LostDiocese of Campinas Diocese of Piracicaba (erected)
Archdiocese of Campinas
19 April 1958ElevatedDiocese of Campinas Archdiocese of Campinas
7 November 1966Territory LostArchdiocese of Campinas
Archdiocese of São Paulo
Diocese of Jundiaí (erected)
29 April 1976Territory LostArchdiocese of Campinas
Diocese of Piracicaba
Diocese of Limeira (erected)
23 December 1997Territory LostArchdiocese of Campinas
Diocese of Limeira
Diocese of Amparo (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Campinas
1949480,000510,00094.1%601161762,72745ap1951
Archdiocese of Campinas
1959450,000480,00093.8%79781572,86612875449ap1960
1965740,230821,48090.1%1031002033,64616498690ap1967
19701,175,0001,200,00097.9%118892075,67613488998ap1971
19761,283,2001,600,00080.2%791222016,3842229768103ap1977
1980885,000983,00090.0%72801525,822121556071ap1981
19901,786,0002,175,00082.1%841182028,841326862980ap1991
1999886,0181,009,12087.8%65821476,027213437567ap2000
2000885,6121,009,87087.7%68851535,788215138070ap2001
20011,237,0451,694,58373.0%65811468,472220939271ap2002
20021,235,1281,693,27572.9%68721408,822419839071ap2003
20031,235,4351,694,02172.9%76831597,770418632572ap2004
20041,235,2811,698,36072.7%78821607,720422635073ap2005
20061,275,9801,748,11573.0%86841707,505518035375ap2007

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


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