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Diocese of Crate˙s

Dioecesis Crateopolitanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Ailton Menegussi, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 September 1963
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Fortaleza
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Ceara
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 21,817 (8,426 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste I
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, C.P. 52, Rua Firmino Rosa 1064, 63700-000 Crateus, CE, Brazil
  • Telephone: (088)3691-2366
  • Fax: 3691-2157

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 September 1963ErectedDiocese of Iguat˙
Diocese of Sobral
Diocese of Crate˙s (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966270,000282,05995.7%131320,7692312ap1967
1970225,500229,74898.2%1711812,52711812ap1971
1976300,000314,96895.2%62837,50021710ap1977
1980347,000386,00089.9%851326,69251210ap1981
1990360,000401,77089.6%1261820,00082510ap1991
1999340,000361,00094.2%1621818,88822610ap2000
2000331,930353,32293.9%1511620,74512910ap2001
2001333,987367,01791.0%1611719,64613510ap2002
2002302,022347,13287.0%1811915,89513510ap2003
2003296,795370,99380.0%191915,6203310ap2004
2004340,580372,49591.4%202017,0293411ap2005
2006336,317367,01791.6%212116,0153311ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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