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Diocese of Coroico

Dioecesis Coroicensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Juan Vargas Aruquipa, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 28 July 1983
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of La Paz
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Bolivia
  • Square Kilometers: 31,699 (12,243 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Calle Felipe Lopez 339, Villa Fatima, Coroico, Nor Yangas, Bolivia
  • Telephone: (010)2213.492
  • Fax: (same)

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Territorial Prelature of Coroico
7 November 1958ErectedArchdiocese of La Paz Territorial Prelature of Coroico (erected)
Diocese of Coroico
28 July 1983ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Coroico Diocese of Coroico

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Territorial Prelature of Coroico
1966148,500150,00099.0%321246,18728639ap1967*
1970148,000150,00098.7%315188,22223559ap1971
1976148,000150,00098.7%1131410,571234918ap1977
1980160,900163,00098.7%118198,468125568ap1981
Diocese of Coroico
1990204,000210,00097.1%6111712,000215538ap1991
1999159,630179,36089.0%153188,86853328ap2000
2000165,237183,42590.1%1321511,01552328ap2001
2001167,943186,97589.8%154198,83954318ap2002
2002148,350161,54991.8%164207,41757348ap2003
2003153,220170,38389.9%194236,66157338ap2004
2004165,237186,97588.4%202227,51057468ap2005
2006171,000193,60088.3%212237,43462448ap2007

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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