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Diocese of Franca

Dioecesis Francopolitanus



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 20 February 1971
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Ribeirão Preto
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Sao Paulo
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 6,721 (2,595 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul I
  • Web Site: http://www.diocesefranca.org.br/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, C.P. 220, Rua Major Claudiano 1545, 14400-970 Franca, SP, Brazil
  • Telephone: (016)3721-2294
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
20 February 1971ErectedDiocese of Rio Preto Diocese of Franca (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1976360,000401,70089.6%10253510,2853023ap1977
1977205,000335,00061.2%913229,318195023ap1981
1990478,000660,00072.4%14193314,484615631ap1991
1999865,000988,00087.6%33144718,404464525ap2000
2000600,000750,00080.0%34134712,765504526ap2001
2001600,000750,00080.0%32124413,636654628ap2002
2002600,000750,00080.0%36145012,00011624628ap2003
2003600,000750,00080.0%37135012,00011614628ap2004
2004600,000760,00078.9%40165610,71410514428ap2005
2006614,000778,00078.9%45166110,06510413530ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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