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Diocese of Coronel Oviedo

Dioecesis Oviedopolitanus



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 6 March 1976
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Asunción
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Paraguay
  • Square Kilometers: 12,327 (4,761 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Residencia Obispal, Mariscal Estigarribia 115, Coronel Oviedo, Paraguay
  • Telephone: (0521)20-2229
  • Fax: 20-2199

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Territorial Prelature of Coronel Oviedo
10 September 1961ErectedDiocese of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en Paraguay Territorial Prelature of Coronel Oviedo (erected)
Diocese of Coronel Oviedo
6 March 1976ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Coronel Oviedo Diocese of Coronel Oviedo

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Territorial Prelature of Coronel Oviedo
1966180,000.0%1212202515ap1967
1970216,000226,00095.6%22229,818109ap1971
Diocese of Coronel Oviedo
1976260,000280,00092.9%4192311,3041282914ap1977
1980328,000349,00094.0%4263010,9332323113ap1981
1990461,000466,00098.9%6162220,9543283820ap1991
1999425,000470,00090.4%7283512,1421616617ap2000
2000430,000522,00082.4%10263611,9442617619ap2002
2002420,160442,16195.0%11243512,004327624ap2003
2003410,000435,00094.3%13223511,7142403520ap2004
2004415,000450,00092.2%15233810,9212413520ap2005
2006435,000480,00090.6%15233811,4472403621ap2007
2013490,000535,00091.6%18264411,13611444121ap2014

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


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