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Diocese of Guarda

Dioecesis Aegitaniensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Manuel da Rocha Felício, Bishop
  • António dos Santos, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 6th Century
  • Metropolitan: Patriarchate of Lisboa {Lisbon}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Portugal
  • Square Kilometers: 6,758 (2,610 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesedaguarda.pt/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua do Encontro 33, 6300-704 Guarda, Portugal
  • Telephone: 271.213.999
  • Fax: 271.223.769

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
6th CenturyErectedDiocese of Guarda (erected)
2 April 1550Territory LostArchdiocese of Évora
Diocese of Guarda
Diocese of Portalegre (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1949424,000424,51299.9%31263181,33310170356ap1951
1970374,946375,25499.9%302163181,17921285358ap1971
1980327,000328,00099.7%235192541,28724190360ap1981
1990290,000295,00098.3%197202171,33629119362ap1991
1999250,000265,00094.3%173161891,32219142361ap2000
2000250,000265,00094.3%168151831,36617137361ap2001
2001250,000265,00094.3%169151841,35817150361ap2002
2002250,000265,00094.3%171171881,32920136361ap2003
2003250,000265,00094.3%169171861,34435130361ap2004
2004250,000260,00096.2%160171771,41229121361ap2005
2006250,700260,70096.2%150141641,52816127361ap2007

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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