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Diocese of Cruz del Eje

Dioecesis Crucis Axeatae



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Bishop(s)

  • Santiago Olivera, Bishop
  • Omar Félix Colomé, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 12 August 1963
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Córdoba
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Argentina
  • Square Kilometers: 22,187 (8,569 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesiscruzdeleje.com.ar/
  • Mailing Address: Residencia Episcopal, Calle Espana 421, X5280HNI Cruz del Eje [Cordoba], Argentina
  • Telephone: (03549)422.435
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
12 August 1963ErectedArchdiocese of Córdoba Diocese of Cruz del Eje (erected)
25 January 1980Territory LostDiocese of Cruz del Eje Territorial Prelature of Deán Funes (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966190,000210,00090.5%277345,588119718ap1967
1970200,000210,00095.2%229316,451109918ap1971
1976190,000200,00095.0%223257,600311818ap1977
1980210,700221,80095.0%1710277,803109818ap1981
1990120,402134,20789.7%204245,01648713ap1991
1999132,600170,00078.0%266324,14367317ap2000
2000133,000172,00077.3%285334,030157316ap2001
2001144,431155,19193.1%252275,349126216ap2002
2002144,431155,19193.1%251265,555116016ap2003
2003144,431155,19193.1%252275,349136116ap2004
2004144,431155,19193.1%254294,980146116ap2005
2006147,000158,00093.0%353383,868135916ap2007

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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