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Diocese of Hinche

Dioecesis Hinchensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 20 April 1972
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cap-Haïtien
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Haïti
  • Square Kilometers: 3,000 (1,158 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Eveche de Hinche, 6 rue des Lattes, Hinche, Haïti, W.I.
  • Telephone: 277-0288; 277-0634
  • Fax: 277-0288

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
20 April 1972ErectedDiocese of Cap-Haïtien
Diocese of Les Gonaïves
Diocese of Hinche (erected)
31 January 1991Territory LostArchdiocese of Cap-Haïtien
Diocese of Hinche
Diocese of Fort-Liberté (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1976280,000400,00070.0%2131518,6661344212ap1977
1980286,750500,00057.4%2151716,867263213ap1981
1990166,500212,00078.5%1011217,9281555213ap1991
1997350,000500,00070.0%2953410,294546416ap2000
2000350,000500,00070.0%405457,777546417ap2001
2001480,000600,00080.0%2743115,4831455417ap2002
2002330,000510,00064.7%325378,918527018ap2003
2003320,000512,00062.5%355408,000526821ap2004
2004321,000514,00062.5%383417,829466723ap2005
2006327,000518,00063.1%412437,604566024ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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