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Diocese of El Vigia-San Carlos del Zulia

Dioecesis Vigilantis-Sancti Caroli Zuliensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 7 July 1994
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Maracaibo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Venezuela
  • Square Kilometers: 8,100 (3,128 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Calle 1, 1-108, Urbanizacion Buenos Aires, El Vigia, Edo. Merida, Venezuela
  • Telephone: (0275)881.70.21
  • Fax: 881.44.73

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
7 July 1994ErectedDiocese of Cabimas
Archdiocese of Maracaibo
Archdiocese of Mérida
Diocese of El Vigia-San Carlos del Zulia (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999323,000340,00095.0%1732016,15033518ap2000
2000323,000340,00095.0%1732016,15033518ap2001
2001411,740457,48990.0%222218,7153517ap2002
2002353,596364,53297.0%272713,0963821ap2004
2004357,130368,17697.0%303011,9043822ap2005
2006369,263381,00096.9%333311,1892426ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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