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Diocese of Irecê

Dioecesis Irecensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Tommaso Cascianelli, C.P., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 April 1979
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Feira de Santana
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Bahia
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 24,065 (9,295 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste III
  • Web Site: http://www.plug.com.br/diocese/
  • Mailing Address: Rua Teodoro Sampaio s/n, C.P. 14, 44900-000 Irece, BA, Brazil
  • Telephone: (074)3641-3835
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 April 1979ErectedDiocese of Barra (do Rio Grande)
Diocese of Ruy Barbosa (Rui Barbosa)
Diocese of Irecê (erected)
16 January 2002Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Irecê (from Sao Salvador da Bahia)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1979297,628.0%3580125ap1981
1990337,000408,00082.6%54937,44442814ap1991
1999448,000486,00092.2%1251726,35252715ap2000
2000448,000486,00092.2%1251726,35252715ap2001
2001294,000420,00070.0%1531816,33332715ap2002
2002278,850429,00065.0%1131419,91732716ap2003
2003290,500450,00064.6%1441816,13842716ap2004
2004295,000470,00062.8%1441816,38842716ap2005
2006315,000485,00064.9%1642015,75052718ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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