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Diocese of Duitama-Sogamoso

Dioecesis Duitamensis-Sogamosensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 4 June 1994
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Tunja
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Colombia
  • Square Kilometers: 4,400 (1,699 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Calle 13 N. 15-34, Duitama [Boyaca], Colombia
  • Telephone: (87)760.28.11; 760.23.31
  • Fax: 760.28.12

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Duitama
7 March 1955ErectedDiocese of Tunja Diocese of Duitama (erected)
Diocese of Duitama-Sogamoso
4 June 1994Name ChangedDiocese of Duitama Diocese of Duitama-Sogamoso

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Duitama
1966349,000351,96199.2%8212943,7126627243ap1967
1970398,000400,00099.5%818894,4711120145ap1971
1976448,000455,50098.4%828904,9771122051ap1977
1980476,000490,00097.1%766825,804721952ap1981
1990331,000343,00096.5%753784,243512746ap1991
Diocese of Duitama-Sogamoso
1999260,000280,00092.9%9641002,600128755ap2000
2000259,000278,00093.2%10461102,3541210258ap2001
2001270,000289,00093.4%11961252,1601711958ap2002
2002260,000265,00098.1%10671132,3001514458ap2003
2003261,000270,00096.7%10441082,416813859ap2004
2004310,000349,00088.8%10661122,7671013760ap2005
2006375,000394,00095.2%10861143,2891013062ap2007

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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