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Diocese of La Vega

Dioecesis Vegensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 25 September 1953
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Santiago de los Caballeros
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Dominican Republic
  • Square Kilometers: 4,919 (1,899 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Calle Juan Rodríguez 58, Apartado 27, La Vega, Rep. Dominicana
  • Telephone: 573-2201
  • Fax: 573-6303

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
25 September 1953ErectedArchdiocese of Santo Domingo Diocese of La Vega (erected)
16 January 1978Territory LostDiocese of La Vega
Diocese of Santiago de los Caballeros
Diocese of San Francisco de Macorís (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966852,350871,43097.8%26356113,9723810133ap1967
1970714,153751,74095.0%2351749,6505912936ap1971
1976789,084857,77992.0%2062829,62217817536ap1977
1980526,000560,00093.9%1345589,06835211525ap1981
1990678,000707,00095.9%18375512,327184713725ap1991
1999715,000794,00090.1%3936759,533155517334ap2000
2000691,240768,04590.0%4137788,862305616934ap2001
2001691,245768,04590.0%4437818,533305916450ap2002
2002691,245768,04590.0%4539848,229305412761ap2003
2003691,245768,04590.0%4641877,945379012960ap2004
2004610,881880,25469.4%4940896,863495313460ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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