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Diocese of Machala

Dioecesis Machalensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 31 January 1969
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cuenca
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Ecuador
  • Square Kilometers: 5,819 (2,247 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://diomachala.galeon.com/
  • Mailing Address: Casilla 07-01-0707, Guayas 17-18, Machala, El Oro, Ecuador
  • Telephone: (07)93.28.51
  • Fax: 93.71.52

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Territorial Prelature of El Oro
26 July 1954ErectedDiocese of Guayaquil
Diocese of Loja
Territorial Prelature of El Oro (erected)
Diocese of Machala
31 January 1969ErectedTerritorial Prelature of El Oro Diocese of Machala (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Territorial Prelature of El Oro
1966171,600172,00099.8%214256,86458118ap1967
Diocese of Machala
1970218,000220,00099.1%504544,03778820ap1971
1976250,000268,02793.3%1962510,000107421ap1977
1980289,000309,00093.5%1772412,041116924ap1981
1990420,000430,00097.7%13142715,555176549ap1991
1999462,000485,00095.3%23143712,486149450ap2000
2000489,000512,00095.5%23153812,8681510450ap2001
2001486,400512,00095.0%24143812,8001410635ap2002
2002486,000512,00094.9%21173812,7891710631ap2003
2003485,000512,00094.7%22143613,4721411833ap2004
2004485,000512,00094.7%20133314,696268535ap2005

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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