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Diocese of Macapá

Dioecesis Macapensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Pedro José Conti, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 30 October 1980
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Belém do Pará
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Amapa
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 148,000 (57,165 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Norte II
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesedemacapa.com.br/
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 52, Rua Sao Jose 1790, 68906-970 Macapa, AP, Brazil
  • Telephone: (096) 222-0426
  • Fax: 222-0087

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Territorial Prelature of Macapá
1 February 1949ErectedTerritorial Prelature of Santarém Territorial Prelature of Macapá (erected)
Diocese of Macapá
30 October 1980ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Macapá Diocese of Macapá

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Territorial Prelature of Macapá
195038,00040,00095.0%14142,7144ap1951
195763,00065,00096.9%14144,500124ap1967
196899,350110,38090.0%25253,974262911ap1971
1976135,000150,00090.0%130314,354343118ap1977
1980139,000166,00083.7%330334,212313218ap1981
Diocese of Macapá
1990218,000270,00080.7%527326,8123313119ap1991
1999265,000320,00082.8%633396,79411353020ap2000
2000268,000324,00082.7%631377,24311443020ap2001
2001270,000327,00082.6%632387,10511333020ap2002
2002274,000332,00082.5%830387,21013323020ap2003
2003279,000339,00082.3%825338,45413273520ap2004
2004279,000339,00082.3%634406,97514363921ap2005

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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