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Diocese of Itapipoca

Dioecesis Itapipocana



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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, 62500-000 Itapipoca, CE, Brazil
  • Telephone: (088)3631-2022
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
13 March 1971ErectedArchdiocese of Fortaleza Diocese of Itapipoca (erected)
Diocese of Quixadá (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
2013428,000475,00090.1%433469,3041167924ap2014
2016443,910487,00091.2%423459,86411404225ap2017

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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