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Archdiocese of Managua

Archidioecesis Managuensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Leopoldo José Brenes Solórzano, Cardinal, Archbishop
  • Silvio José Báez Ortega, O.C.D., Auxiliary Bishop
  • Miguel Obando Bravo, S.D.B., Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Erected: 2 December 1913
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nicaragua
  • Square Kilometers: 5,210 (2,012 Square Miles)
  • Description: Managua, Masaya, and Carazo
  • Official Web Site: http://www.curiamanagua.org/
  • Mailing Address: Apartado 3058, Managua, Nicaragua
  • Telephone: (02)277.17.54;276.01.29
  • Fax: 276.01.30

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
2 December 1913ErectedDiocese of Nicaragua Archdiocese of Managua (erected)
19 December 1924Territory LostArchdiocese of Managua Diocese of Matagalpa (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19501,142,6221,202,86695.0%27224923,31814114ap1951
1966417,000438,06495.2%41911323,15914335444ap1967
1968540,000563,34995.9%44961403,85713131449ap1971
1976695,239750,98792.6%36941305,34714235055ap1977
1980905,000921,00098.3%481101585,72715337067ap1981
19901,110,0001,189,11893.3%43509311,9356926072ap1991
19991,816,8802,271,10080.0%685412214,8929549585ap2000
20001,818,8802,273,20080.0%845413813,18010150090ap2001
20011,900,3002,273,20083.6%935414712,9279751595ap2002
20021,950,3102,385,30081.8%955615112,91510053697ap2003
20031,807,3002,386,50075.7%965114712,29486550100ap2004
20041,800,3002,400,00075.0%1045415811,39410756592ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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