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Diocese of Granada

Dioecesis Granadensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 2 December 1913
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Managua
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nicaragua
  • Square Kilometers: 7,453 (2,878 Square Miles)
  • Description: Granada, Rivas, and Boaco
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Plaza Independencia 1, Granada, Nicaragua
  • Telephone: (552)2142; 3086
  • Fax: 7236

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
2 December 1913ErectedDiocese of Nicaragua Diocese of Granada (erected)
21 July 1962Territory LostDiocese of Granada Territorial Prelature of Juigalpa (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950298,000302,00098.7%2528535,62231ap1951
1966190,000202,90093.6%1631474,0428321ap1967
1970196,968199,96898.5%824326,155246224ap1971
1976264,880267,55699.0%1225377,158266522ap1977
1980296,954300,00099.0%1418329,279217122ap1981
1999346,452433,06480.0%3713506,9292214127ap2000
2000346,452440,00078.7%3315487,2172213727ap2001
2001471,216526,00889.6%3518538,8901915727ap2002
2002483,682540,11289.6%3717548,9572613529ap2003
2003475,704544,54587.4%4117588,2011813729ap2004
2004483,230555,43687.0%4015558,7862813733ap2005
2006431,587526,13282.0%5216686,3462913535ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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