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Diocese of Facatativá

Dioecesis Facatativensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 16 March 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bogotá
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Colombia
  • Square Kilometers: 2,311 (892 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Casa Episcopal, Calle 5a, N. 2-10, Facatativa, Cund., Colombia
  • Telephone: (1)842.30.04; 842.27.14
  • Fax: 842.31.48; 842.24.18

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
16 March 1962ErectedArchdiocese of Bogotá Diocese of Facatativá (erected)
29 March 1984Territory LostDiocese of Barrancabermeja
Diocese of Facatativá
Archdiocese of Manizales
Diocese of La Dorada-Guaduas (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966318,000320,50099.2%5122734,3566323739ap1967
1970342,000350,00097.7%3233655,2615919134ap1971
1976410,000420,00097.6%3227596,94913720032ap1977
1980468,000483,00096.9%3526617,6723223032ap1981
1990396,000415,00095.4%3930695,7394915830ap1991
1999401,373443,59490.5%5241934,31510815532ap2000
2000376,220406,63292.5%5433874,3246512330ap2001
2001407,263440,54692.4%5430844,8486911734ap2002
2002415,248449,62892.4%5330835,0026511335ap2003
2003415,462450,52292.2%5128795,2595910735ap2004
2004410,495443,81492.5%5041914,5109614236ap2005
2006448,000473,00094.7%5139904,97717916136ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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