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Vicariate Apostolic of Galápagos

Vicariatus Apostolicus Galapagensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Vicariate Apostolic
  • Elevated: 15 July 2008
  • Vicariate
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ecuador
  • Square Kilometers: 8,010 (3,093 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Alsacio Northia entre 12 de Febrero y Av. Quito, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Isla San Cristóbal, Galapagos, Ecuador
  • Telephone: (05)2520.372
  • Fax: (same)

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Galápagos
6 May 1950ErectedDiocese of Guayaquil Prefecture Apostolic of Galápagos (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Galápagos
15 July 2008ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Galápagos Vicariate Apostolic of Galápagos

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Galápagos
19633,0003,15095.2%44750846ap1967
19683,300.0%660109ap1971
19735,0005,20096.2%156833755ap1977
19805,0005,20096.2%1341,250423ap1981
199013,80014,40095.8%443,450464ap1991
199913,50016,00084.4%5271,9283155ap2000
200014,00017,00082.4%6281,7502145ap2001
200114,00017,00082.4%7181,7501155ap2002
200214,10017,16682.1%6172,0142145ap2003
200314,50018,00080.6%7181,8122135ap2004
200414,60019,00076.8%7291,6223155ap2005
Vicariate Apostolic of Galápagos
201017,00022,50075.6%132151,1333119ap2011
201417,90024,00074.6%1621899441210ap2015

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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