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Diocese of Formosa

Dioecesis Formosae



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 11 February 1957
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Resistencia
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Argentina
  • Square Kilometers: 72,066 (27,835 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Calle Espana 975, P3600FFS Formosa, Argentina
  • Telephone: (0370)4430.814
  • Fax: 4430.343

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 February 1957ErectedDiocese of Resistencia Diocese of Formosa (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966180,000200,00090.0%325286,428145713ap1967
1970210,000260,00080.8%130316,774306915ap1971
1976248,220275,89290.0%436406,2053610521ap1977
1980270,000300,00090.0%534396,9233910121ap1981
1990330,000375,00088.0%834427,8574911924ap1991
1999382,000450,00084.9%1826448,681122912426ap2000
2000382,000450,00084.9%1825438,883162912426ap2001
2001382,500450,00085.0%2024448,693173113026ap2002
2002425,000504,00084.3%2326498,673163110427ap2003
2003427,000534,00080.0%1924439,930162811027ap2004
2004465,000550,00084.5%21244510,333162810227ap2005
2006480,000566,00084.8%27194610,43418249127ap2007
2013458,200538,00085.2%27144111,175222010230ap2014

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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