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Diocese of Caraguatatuba

Dioecesis Caraguatatubensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 March 1999
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Aparecida
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Sao Paulo
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 1,992 (769 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul I
  • Web Site: http://www.diocesecaraguatatuba.com.br/
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 215, rua Santos Dumont 100, 11660-970 Caraguatatuba, SP, Brazil
  • Telephone: (012)3883-4888
  • Fax: 3883-6668

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 March 1999ErectedDiocese of Santos Diocese of Caraguatatuba (erected)
26 January 2001Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Caraguatatuba (from São Paulo)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999175,000210,00083.3%681412,500211427ap2000
2000143,589191,45275.0%951410,25646487ap2001
2001168,000223,91475.0%881610,500413508ap2002
2002167,000223,91474.6%136198,78948518ap2003
2003167,000223,91474.6%167237,26010195210ap2004
2004155,400248,36262.6%1510256,21610125212ap2005
2006166,000268,00061.9%179266,38410105116ap2007
2011178,000289,00061.6%1510257,1209114616ap2012

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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