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Diocese of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}

Dioecesis Canariensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 1485
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Sevilla {Seville}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Spain
  • Square Kilometers: 4,106 (1,585 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesisdecanarias.org/
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Plaza de Santa Ana 12, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Espana
  • Telephone: 928.31.36.00
  • Fax: 928.33.22.14

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Rubicón
7 July 1406ErectedDiocese of Rubicón (erected)
Diocese of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}
1485Name ChangedDiocese of Rubicón Diocese of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}
1 February 1819Territory LostDiocese of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands} Diocese of San Cristóbal de La Laguna o Tenerife (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}
1950375,911376,046100.0%146521981,898112497111ap1951
1970590,020591,97699.7%221712922,020101632129ap1971
1980656,000663,00098.9%203682712,420123783146ap1981
1990793,212803,39298.7%187662533,135112818150ap1991
1999820,530862,95595.1%197622593,168183602327ap2000
2000830,500881,35094.2%202622643,145185596327ap2001
2001830,500881,35094.2%194442383,489163599327ap2002
2002892,198924,55896.5%208642723,2801101490295ap2003
2003800,677924,55886.6%205642692,9761101490296ap2004
2004832,665979,60685.0%185712563,2521105488296ap2005
2006860,1391,011,92885.0%186632493,4541143425296ap2007

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


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