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Diocese of El Alto

Dioecesis Altanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Eugenio Scarpellini, Bishop
  • Fernando Bascopé Müller, S.D.B., Auxiliary Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 25 June 1994
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of La Paz
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Bolivia
  • Square Kilometers: 23,000 (8,883 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Zona Ferropetrol, Plaza Boris Banzer 19, El Alto, Bolivia
  • Telephone: (02)2844.307; 2844.257; 2844.264
  • Fax: 2845.846

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
25 June 1994ErectedArchdiocese of La Paz Diocese of El Alto (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999617,8281,002,80061.6%26315710,839184414546ap2000
2000617,8281,002,80061.6%29316010,297204414546ap2001
2001700,0001,003,00069.8%30326211,290204514549ap2002
2002690,0001,010,00068.3%29406910,000255314550ap2003
2003700,0001,100,00063.6%27366311,111264612350ap2004
2004900,0001,100,00081.8%22365815,517304812350ap2005
2006905,0001,220,00074.2%28184619,673222813254ap2007

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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