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Diocese of Joaçaba

Dioecesis Ioassabensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Mário Marquez, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop
  • Osório Bebber, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop Emeritus
  • Walmir Alberto Valle, I.M.C., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 12 June 1975
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Florianópolis
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Santa Catarina
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 10,202 (3,940 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul 4
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, C.P. 101, Av. Santa Teresinha s/n, 89600-000 Joacaba, SC, Brazil
  • Telephone: (049)3522-0848
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
12 June 1975ErectedDiocese of Caçador
Diocese of Chapecó
Diocese of Lages
Diocese of Joaçaba (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1976196,640215,23491.4%736434,57315017026ap1977
1980201,000225,00089.3%836444,5685712423ap1981
1990279,000286,00097.6%1224367,750387222ap1991
1999224,000260,00086.2%1820385,8941285324ap2000
2000227,000264,00086.0%1722395,8201325024ap2001
2001242,050295,52281.9%1822406,0511434224ap2002
2002242,050295,52281.9%1818366,7231394224ap2003
2003242,050295,52281.9%1921406,0511224224ap2004
2004242,050295,52281.9%1921406,0511424224ap2005
2006225,000310,00072.6%2018385,9211323024ap2007

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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