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Diocese of Estância

Dioecesis Stantiana



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Bishop(s)

  • Giovanni Crippa, I.M.C., Bishop
  • Hildebrando Mendes Costa, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 30 April 1960
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Aracajú
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Sergipe
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 6,736 (2,601 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste 3
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Praca Jackson de Figueiredo 13, 49200-000 Estancia, SE, Brazil
  • Telephone: (079)3522-1083

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
30 April 1960ErectedDiocese of Aracajú Diocese of Estância (erected)
Diocese of Propriá (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966223,800231,50096.7%1011120,3452912ap1967
1970243,000250,00097.2%111122,0902412ap1971
1976255,000280,00091.1%1621814,16622914ap1977
1980276,000285,00096.8%181815,3334712ap1981
1990345,000350,00098.6%151523,0004916ap1991
1999391,256395,86198.8%212118,6317316ap2000
2000394,002398,95398.8%262615,1535616ap2001
2001401,103404,25699.2%282814,3256716ap2002
2002419,652428,85797.9%262616,1407028ap2003
2003428,915436,12598.3%272715,8857228ap2004
2004421,152431,12797.7%262616,1986518ap2005
2006423,228431,12798.2%272715,6756718ap2007
2013452,000470,00096.2%53538,5286424ap2014
2016392,389471,50883.2%621636,22815827ap2017

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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