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Vicariate Apostolic of Izabal

Apostolicus Vicariatus Izabalensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Domingo Buezo Leiva, Vicar Apostolic
  • Gabriel Peñate Rodríguez, Vicar Apostolic Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Vicariate Apostolic
  • Elevated: 12 March 1988
  • Vicariate
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Guatemala
  • Square Kilometers: 9,038 (3,490 Square Miles)
  • Web Site: http://www.riial.org/guatemala/destiza.htm
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, 17a Avenida 19-09, 18001 Puerto Barrios, Izabel, Guatemala
  • Telephone: 794.82.159
  • Fax: 794.81.308

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Apostolic Administration of Izabal
30 April 1968ErectedDiocese of Zacapa Apostolic Administration of Izabal (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Izabal
12 March 1988ElevatedApostolic Administration of Izabal Vicariate Apostolic of Izabal

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Apostolic Administration of Izabal
1970180,000200,00090.0%131313,84615198ap1971
1976195,000220,00088.6%131315,00014228ap1977
1980209,600242,50086.4%1111217,46612189ap1981
1990230,000303,00075.9%5111614,375153213ap1991
Vicariate Apostolic of Izabal
1990230,000303,00075.9%5111614,375153213ap1991
1999250,000375,00066.7%6172310,8692204713ap2000
2000250,000375,00066.7%2182012,5002214713ap2001
2001250,000375,00066.7%1261813,888194713ap2002
2002250,000375,00066.7%1161714,7052105113ap2003
2003250,000375,00066.7%1061615,6252105113ap2004
2004250,000375,00066.7%371025,0001105113ap2005
2010280,000419,00066.8%2042411,666994615ap2011

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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