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Diocese of Foz do Iguašu

Dioecesis Iguassuensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Dirceu Vegini, Bishop
  • Laurindo Guizzardi, C.S., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 5 May 1978
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cascavel
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Parana
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 7,062 (2,727 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul II
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesedefoz.org.br/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, C.P. 793, 85851-970 Foz do Iguacu; Rua Venancio Otremba 585, 85852-020 Foz do Iguacu, PR, Brazil
  • Telephone: (045)3574-5811
  • Fax: (same)

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Territorial Prelature of Foz do Iguašu (Iguass˙)
10 May 1926ErectedTerritorial Prelature of Foz do Iguašu (Iguass˙) (erected)
Diocese of Foz do Iguašu
20 June 1959Territory LostDiocese of Foz do Iguašu Diocese of Campo MourŃo (erected)
20 June 1959Territory LostDiocese of Foz do Iguašu Diocese of Toledo (erected)
5 May 1978ErectedDiocese of Toledo Diocese of Foz do Iguašu (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Territorial Prelature of Foz do Iguašu (Iguass˙)
194995,900100,00095.9%10109,59010315ap1951
Diocese of Foz do Iguašu
1980391,000412,00094.9%2242615,038256612ap1981
1990316,000351,00090.0%530359,028319715ap1991
1999364,000404,00090.1%11233410,705268919ap2000
2000368,000408,00090.2%13213410,823308720ap2001
2001360,000400,00090.0%15213610,000318320ap2002
2002361,000402,00089.8%1622389,500348421ap2003
2003361,000403,00089.6%1423379,756337421ap2004
2004363,000405,00089.6%1522379,810237121ap2005
2006382,372477,96480.0%1922419,326317721ap2007

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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