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Diocese of Limoeiro do Norte

Dioecesis LimoŽirensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Josť Haring, O.F.M., Bishop
  • Manuel Edmilson da Cruz, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 7 May 1938
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Fortaleza
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Ceara
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 18,316 (7,074 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste I
  • Official Web Site: http://dioceselimoeirodonorte.org.br/
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 27, Praca Padre Acelino 381, 62930-000 Limoeiro do Norte, CE, Brazil
  • Telephone: (088) 423-1171
  • Fax: 423-3222

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
7 May 1938ErectedArchdiocese of Fortaleza Diocese of Limoeiro do Norte (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950260,000295,00088.1%198279,62932812ap1951
1966295,000300,00098.3%297368,19441620ap1967
1970304,000305,44399.5%249339,212175020ap1971
1976351,000358,00098.0%1862414,625114819ap1977
1980403,000411,00098.1%1952416,791115520ap1981
1990484,000508,00095.3%1832123,0471106619ap1991
1999531,000563,00094.3%2142521,24086122ap2000
2000537,000570,00094.2%2042422,37586122ap2001
2001435,699484,11190.0%2052517,42795318ap2002
2002435,699484,11190.0%2022219,80455918ap2003
2003435,699484,11190.0%2252716,13795820ap2004
2004435,699484,11190.0%2152616,757185820ap2005

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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