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Diocese of Ilhéus

Dioecesis Ilheosensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Mauro Montagnoli, C.S.S., Bishop
  • Caetano Antônio Lima dos Santos, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 20 October 1913
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of São Salvador da Bahia
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Baia
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 11,021 (4,256 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste III
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua Dom Valfredo Tepe, 45650-000 Ilheus, BA, Brazil
  • Telephone: (073)231-3368

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
20 October 1913ErectedArchdiocese of São Salvador da Bahia Diocese of Ilhéus (erected)
21 July 1962Territory LostDiocese of Ilhéus Diocese of Caravelas (erected)
7 November 1978Territory LostDiocese of Ilhéus Diocese of Itabuna (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950644,800650,00099.2%2092922,23493737ap1951
1963760,000800,00095.0%17163323,030165029ap1967
19681,000,000.0%17193601911224ap1971
1976830,000940,00088.3%20244418,8632513638ap1977
1980440,000467,66894.1%1071725,88288518ap1981
1990555,000603,00092.0%2162720,55567726ap1991
1999650,000900,00072.2%4434713,82934838ap2000
2000700,000900,00077.8%4344714,89366238ap2001
2001450,000682,81465.9%504548,33346038ap2002
2002483,305690,43670.0%515568,63066638ap2003
2003487,794690,43670.7%507578,55796838ap2004
2004493,179690,43671.4%507578,65296538ap2005
2006493,179690,43671.4%497568,806125139ap2007

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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