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Diocese of Espinal

Dioecesis Espinalensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 18 March 1957
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Ibagué
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Colombia
  • Square Kilometers: 14,000 (5,407 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Casa Episcopal, Carrera 7 N. 10-46, El Espinal, Tolima, Colombia
  • Telephone: (8)2484.328
  • Fax: 2483.614

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
18 March 1957ErectedDiocese of Ibagué Diocese of Espinal (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966420,000424210,000108028ap1967
1970406,700.0%555508832ap1971
1976465,000490,00094.9%49499,48966036ap1977
1980538,000588,00091.5%505010,7605436ap1981
1990722,000745,00096.9%565612,8921103538ap1991
1999371,212464,01580.0%79794,6987250ap2000
2000371,212464,01580.0%82824,5267250ap2001
2001350,000425,00082.4%79794,4308550ap2002
2002350,000425,00082.4%93933,7636653ap2003
2003350,000425,00082.4%93933,7636653ap2004
2004350,000425,00082.4%88883,9775653ap2005
2006331,000439,00075.4%98983,3773954ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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