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Diocese of Juigalpa

Dioecesis Iuigalpensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 30 April 1991
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Managua
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nicaragua
  • Square Kilometers: 12,435 (4,803 Square Miles)
  • Description: Chontales and Rio San Juan
  • Mailing Address: Residencia Episcopal, Juigalpa, Nicaragua
  • Telephone: 512-0343
  • Fax: 512-2442

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Territorial Prelature of Juigalpa
21 July 1962ErectedDiocese of Granada Territorial Prelature of Juigalpa (erected)
Diocese of Juigalpa
30 April 1991ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Juigalpa Diocese of Juigalpa

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Territorial Prelature of Juigalpa
196591,06696,06694.8%66127,5886512ap1967
197092,00098,72393.2%6615,333513ap1971
1976110,000121,66590.4%641011,0004410ap1977
1977103,290105,47097.9%67137,9458411ap1981
1987139,800156,00089.6%107178,2237410ap1991
Diocese of Juigalpa
1999199,804279,34471.5%138219,51482816ap2000
2000105,809299,34435.3%138215,03882816ap2001
2001119,170246,68348.3%138215,67482816ap2002
2002121,553259,01746.9%88167,59783916ap2003
2003131,000271,96848.2%168245,45883816ap2004
2004230,248277,40583.0%1562110,96473816ap2005
2006263,000314,00083.8%1772410,95873816ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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