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Diocese of Goya

Dioecesis Goyanensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Ricardo Oscar Faifer, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 10 April 1961
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Corrientes
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Argentina
  • Square Kilometers: 33,603 (12,979 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Mariano I. Loza 592, Casilla 40, W3450BXL Goya [Corrientes], Argentina
  • Telephone: (03777)422-314
  • Fax: 421-578

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
10 April 1961ErectedDiocese of Corrientes Diocese of Goya (erected)
3 July 1979Territory LostArchdiocese of Corrientes
Diocese of Goya
Diocese of Santo Tomé (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1965280,000281,00099.6%2210328,750116815ap1967
1970260,000300,00086.7%2413377,027189519ap1971
1976220,000240,80091.4%2714415,365159519ap1977
1980187,623204,47191.8%2011316,052138419ap1981
1990252,000265,00095.1%2710376,810103518ap1991
1999254,000268,00094.8%2911406,350135723ap2000
2000212,898236,32290.1%3011415,192114915ap2001
2001212,898236,32290.1%2911405,322135415ap2002
2002212,898236,32290.1%2711385,602145315ap2003
2003212,898236,32290.1%2911405,322125315ap2004
2004212,898236,32290.1%2911405,322125315ap2005
2006244,000270,00090.4%328406,100695415ap2007

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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