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Vicariate Apostolic of Leticia

Apostolicus Vicariatus Laetitiae



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Vicariate Apostolic
  • Elevated: 23 October 2000
  • Vicariate
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Colombia
  • Square Kilometers: 109,665 (42,358 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Carrera 11a N. 11-95, Leticia, Amazonas, Colombia
  • Telephone: (8)5927.137
  • Fax: 5927.543

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Leticia
8 February 1951ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Caquetá Prefecture Apostolic of Leticia (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Leticia
23 October 2000ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Leticia Vicariate Apostolic of Leticia

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Leticia
196617,50018,90092.6%110111,59014333ap1967
197017,50018,00097.2%14141,2501733ap1971
197621,00022,50093.3%11111,90912403ap1977
198024,00025,00096.0%211131,84612424ap1981
199033,30034,50096.5%98171,9589426ap1991
199657,20061,23093.4%126183,1777379ap2000
Vicariate Apostolic of Leticia
200057,90062,12093.2%145193,04763512ap2001
200159,60064,50092.4%233262,29243612ap2002
200259,60064,50092.4%143173,50543812ap2003
200359,60064,50092.4%143173,50553712ap2004
200462,80065,30096.2%133163,92553612ap2005
201069,90077,50090.2%142164,36832412ap2011

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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