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Diocese of Itapipoca

Dioecesis Itapipocanus



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 13 March 1971
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Fortaleza
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Ceara
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 11,266 (4,351 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste 1
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Av. Duque de Caxias 1125, C.P. 08, 62500-000 Itapipoca, CE, Brazil
  • Telephone: (088)3631-2022
  • Fax: 3631-2113

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
13 March 1971ErectedArchdiocese of Fortaleza Diocese of Itapipoca (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1976333,554342,98797.2%1041423,82582913ap1977
1980361,189373,08196.8%1051524,07953614ap1981
1990380,000399,00095.2%1922118,09533421ap1991
1999685,000417,000164.3%2432725,37034520ap2000
2000389,300422,00092.3%2632913,42434520ap2001
2001380,700412,00092.4%2352813,596113318ap2002
2002401,404446,60689.9%2152615,43854318ap2003
2003402,933446,60690.2%2953411,85053818ap2004
2004402,933446,60690.2%2342714,92345118ap2005
2006412,000457,00090.2%3043412,117124619ap2007

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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