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Diocese of Formosa

Dioecesis Formosensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 16 October 1979
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Brasília
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Goias
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 51,657 (19,952 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Centro-Oeste
  • Web Site: http://www.dioceseformosa.org.br/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua Olimpio Jacinto 560, 73801-400 Formosa, GO, Brazil
  • Telephone: (061)3631-8837
  • Fax: 3631-4275

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Territorial Prelature of Formosa
26 March 1956ErectedArchdiocese of Goiás Territorial Prelature of Formosa (erected)
Diocese of Formosa
16 October 1979ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Formosa Diocese of Formosa

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Territorial Prelature of Formosa
1966115,000120,00095.8%2257,5004247ap1967
1970115,000120,00095.8%21338,33315438ap1971
1976105,000120,00087.5%29119,545154210ap1977
Diocese of Formosa
1980113,000147,00076.9%410148,071143811ap1981
1990163,000197,00082.7%89179,588123816ap1991
1999220,000285,42777.1%1721911,57823718ap2000
2000220,000285,42777.1%1822011,00023720ap2001
2001220,000285,42777.1%232258,80023720ap2002
2002222,000285,42877.8%221239,65214620ap2003
2003227,000290,79278.1%221239,86914921ap2004
2006230,000294,00078.2%261278,51814622ap2007

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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