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Diocese of Cruz Alta

Dioecesis Crucis Altae



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 27 May 1971
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Santa Maria
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 16,325 (6,305 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul III
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua Duque de Caxias 729, C.P. 54, 98005-200 Cruz Alta, RS, Brazil
  • Telephone: (055)3322-6920/61
  • Fax: 3322-5751

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
27 May 1971ErectedDiocese of Santa Maria Diocese of Cruz Alta (erected)
13 April 2011Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Cruz Alta (from Porto Alegre)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1975309,600387,00080.0%1327407,7402726ap1977
1976317,600397,00080.0%1327407,9402814326ap1981
1990407,500456,07089.4%1429439,47613314631ap1991
1999350,000389,00090.0%2225477,44612814632ap2000
2000280,000350,00080.0%2423475,95712614632ap2001
2001356,633396,25990.0%2624507,13212714732ap2002
2002356,633396,25990.0%2524497,27812714932ap2003
2003356,633396,25990.0%2513389,38511712532ap2004
2004317,000396,25980.0%2615417,73111812532ap2005
2006291,000399,00072.9%3215476,1911712031ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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