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Diocese of Guanhães

Dioecesis Guanhanensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 24 May 1985
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Diamantina
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Minas Gerais
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 15,047 (5,811 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Leste II
  • Mailing Address: Bispado, Rua Amavel Nunes 55, 39740-000 Guanhaes, MG, Brazil
  • Telephone: (033)3421-1586

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
24 May 1985ErectedArchdiocese of Diamantina
Diocese of Governador Valadares
Diocese of Itabira-Fabriciano
Diocese of Guanhães (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990301,000306,00098.4%2332611,57632927ap1991
1999314,000349,00090.0%232313,652928ap2000
2000317,000353,00089.8%222214,409928ap2001
2001230,000269,00085.5%232310,000928ap2002
2002230,000269,00085.5%222210,454828ap2003
2003242,938270,00090.0%202012,146827ap2004
2004245,000269,93190.8%222211,1361527ap2005
2006229,264257,58189.0%23239,9681527ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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