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Diocese of Guaranda

Dioecesis Guarandensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 29 December 1957
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Quito
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ecuador
  • Square Kilometers: 3,336 (1,288 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Casilla 15, Calle 10 de Agosto 617 y 7 de Mayo, Guaranda, Bolivar, Ecuador
  • Telephone: (0639)298.16.59
  • Fax: 298.13.23

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
29 December 1957ErectedDiocese of Riobamba Diocese of Guaranda (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966160,500165,00097.3%417483,343711620ap1967
1970180,000188,00095.7%294335,454520ap1971
1976206,000208,00099.0%222248,58324522ap1977
1980175,000180,00097.2%256315,64584225ap1981
1990202,000212,89394.9%2110316,516106523ap1991
1999164,607173,27195.0%248325,14386223ap2000
2000170,316179,28095.0%268345,00986224ap2001
2001171,658180,78495.0%276335,201196226ap2002
2002176,053185,31895.0%286345,178197026ap2003
2003161,118169,37095.1%306364,4751107828ap2004
2004164,341181,01190.8%305354,695198029ap2005
2006162,100188,50086.0%264305,40386530ap2007

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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