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Diocese of Girardot

Dioecesis Girardotensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 29 May 1956
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bogotá
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Colombia
  • Square Kilometers: 4,800 (1,854 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Calle 19 N. 11-65, Girardot, Cundinamarca, Colombia
  • Telephone: (01)833.2706; 833.4940
  • Fax: 830.9510

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
29 May 1956ErectedArchdiocese of Bogotá Diocese of Girardot (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966390,000400,00097.5%4626725,4164030042ap1967
1970450,000480,00093.8%4421656,9233131147ap1971
1976493,000540,00091.3%4121627,9512536044ap1977
1980499,000540,20092.4%4023637,9203832844ap1981
1990580,000600,00096.7%5616728,0553631748ap1991
1999470,000539,37487.1%88141024,6073234655ap2000
2000481,185551,18587.3%8712994,8603036155ap2001
2001490,000560,00087.5%91111024,8032936155ap2002
2002490,000560,00087.5%98101084,5372837755ap2003
2003480,000560,00085.7%99111104,3633138655ap2004
2004480,000580,00082.8%93201134,2474928755ap2005
2006485,000610,00079.5%91151064,5754933057ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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