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Diocese of Linares

Dioecesis Linarensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 18 October 1925
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Santiago de Chile
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Chile
  • Square Kilometers: 15,111 (5,836 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.obispadodelinares.cl/
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Independencia 248, Linares, Chile
  • Telephone: (073)262.72.01
  • Fax: 262.72.20

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
18 October 1925ErectedDiocese of Concepción Diocese of Chillán (erected)
Diocese of Linares (erected)
Diocese of Temuco (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950160,000161,37199.2%2325483,333498514ap1951
1966262,000262,000100.0%2148693,7977214328ap1967
1970251,369271,36992.6%2343663,8086116429ap1971
1976278,525311,29889.5%2035555,064105011029ap1977
1980291,000330,80088.0%2135565,19694711531ap1981
1990349,000391,00089.3%2524497,12273212430ap1991
1999289,997375,84577.2%3518535,471132512232ap2000
2000302,828380,65679.6%3620565,407142712232ap2001
2001323,670395,57481.8%3621575,678152711932ap2002
2002328,640396,02383.0%3522575,76582711932ap2003
2003271,038361,38475.0%3426604,517183411732ap2004
2004271,038361,38475.0%3226584,67317319832ap2005
2013294,000393,00074.8%3011417,17020164633ap2014
2016272,925367,35674.3%3315485,68518214433ap2017

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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