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Diocese of Díli

Dioecesis Diliensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 4 September 1940
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Timor-Leste
  • Square Kilometers: 4,276 (1,651 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Camara Eclesiaastica, Av. Direitos Humanos, Bidau Lecidere, Dili 88010, Timor Leste
  • Telephone: 332.28.50
  • Fax: 332.23.08

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
4 September 1940ErectedDiocese of Díli (erected)
30 November 1996Territory LostDiocese of Díli Diocese of Baucau (erected)
30 January 2010Territory LostDiocese of Díli Diocese of Maliana (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
194938,034420,4309.0%195241,584122311ap1951
1970164,178618,53026.5%3610463,56917463ap1971
1980213,000740,80028.8%187258,520113618ap1981
1990583,079714,24581.6%2439639,25517410024ap1991
1998527,294627,16684.1%3848866,13115225422ap2001
2001504,299539,81193.4%2638647,87913920322ap2002
2002514,089558,61092.0%3246786,59014920328ap2004
2006663,331789,70184.0%47761235,39211827930ap2007
2010435,052464,64993.6%56481044,1836916225bul30Jan2010

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


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