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Diocese of Lorena

Dioecesis Lorenensis



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Bishop(s)

  • João Inácio Müller, O.F.M., Bishop
  • Benedito Beni dos Santos, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 31 July 1937
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Aparecida
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Sao Paulo
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 3,124 (1,206 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul I
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua Hepacare 28, 12600-340 Lorena, SP, Brazil
  • Telephone: (012)3153-1256
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
31 July 1937ErectedDiocese of Taubaté Diocese of Lorena (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195023,00014141,642902513ap1951
1966180,000190,00094.7%1332454,0001098715ap1967
1968190,000210,00090.5%1123345,588306113ap1971
1976180,000200,00090.0%932414,3901399516ap1977
1980204,000228,00089.5%1227395,230907115ap1981
1990249,000265,00094.0%1525406,2251477719ap1991
1999289,000306,00094.4%2716436,72018943623ap2000
2000195,000254,00076.8%2718454,33318353423ap2001
2001193,000254,00076.0%2718454,28819384523ap2002
2002200,000260,91176.7%3114454,444171233723ap2003
2003200,000265,00075.5%3114454,444171003723ap2004
2004198,936263,59075.5%3214464,32415293726ap2005
2013225,000300,77274.8%3631673,35817893731ap2014

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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