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Vicariate Apostolic of Darién

Apostolicus Vicariatus Darienensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Vicariate Apostolic
  • Erected: 29 November 1925
  • Vicariate
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Panama
  • Square Kilometers: 16,671 (6,439 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Sede Episcopal, Meteti, Darién, Distrito de Pinogana, Panamá
  • Telephone: 299-6109
  • Fax: 299-6757

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
29 November 1925ErectedDiocese of Panamá Vicariate Apostolic of Darién (erected)
15 December 1988Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Darién Diocese of Colón (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
194980,000100,00080.0%122233,47837514ap1951
1966113,198138,69881.6%123244,71633718ap1967
1970118,903159,62974.5%129303,9633964ap1971
1976135,000175,00077.1%234363,750496317ap1977
1980150,000190,00078.9%234364,166526517ap1981
199030,00036,00083.3%556,00018207ap1991
199948,00060,00080.0%210124,0001318ap2000
200048,00060,00080.0%2795,333924ap2001
200148,00060,00080.0%1676,857929ap2002
200248,00060,00080.0%1786,00011024ap2003
200340,00050,00080.0%1894,444928ap2004
200440,00050,00080.0%49133,0761127ap2005
201044,70055,90080.0%410143,19213219ap2011

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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