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Diocese of Erexim

Dioecesis Ereximensis



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Bishop(s)

  • José Gislon, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop
  • Girônimo Zanandréa, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 27 May 1971
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Passo Fundo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 5,586 (2,157 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul III
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, C.P. 795, Av. 7 de Setembro 1251, 99700-000 Erexim, RS, Brazil
  • Telephone: (054)3522-3611
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
27 May 1971ErectedDiocese of Passo Fundo Diocese of Erexim (erected)
13 April 2011Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Erexim (from Porto Alegre)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1976172,412197,17687.4%3615513,380103018925ap1977
1980197,000227,00086.8%3611474,191102918726ap1981
1990234,000247,00094.7%3318514,588203017527ap1991
1999186,000214,00086.9%3818563,321173413927ap2000
2000190,000218,00087.2%4211533,584172513927ap2001
2001168,381222,00075.8%3912513,301172716527ap2002
2002168,381213,00579.1%4014543,118162214327ap2003
2003168,381213,00579.1%4011513,301161116127ap2004
2004168,381213,00579.1%4011513,301161716627ap2005
2006172,000218,00078.9%428503,440131811628ap2007

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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