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Archdiocese of Mariana

Archidioecesis Marianensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Geraldo Lyrio Rocha, Archbishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 1 May 1906
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Minas Gerais
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 22,680 (8,760 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Leste II
  • Web Site: http://www.arqmariana.com.br/
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 13, Rua Direita 102, 35420-000 Mariana, MG, Brazil
  • Telephone: (031)557-1237
  • Fax: 557-2364

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Mariana
6 December 1745ErectedDiocese of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro Diocese of Mariana (erected)
6 June 1854Territory LostDiocese of Mariana Diocese of Diamantina (erected)
4 August 1900Territory LostDiocese of Mariana Diocese of Pouso Alegre (erected)
Archdiocese of Mariana
1 May 1906ElevatedDiocese of Mariana Archdiocese of Mariana
18 July 1918Territory LostArchdiocese of Mariana
Diocese of Uberaba
Diocese of Aterrado (erected)
11 February 1921Territory LostArchdiocese of Mariana Diocese of Belo Horizonte (erected)
1 February 1924Territory LostArchdiocese of Mariana Diocese of Juiz de Fora (erected)
28 March 1942Territory LostArchdiocese of Juiz de Fora
Archdiocese of Mariana
Diocese of Leopoldina (erected)
21 May 1960Territory LostDiocese of Campanha
Archdiocese of Mariana
Diocese of São João del Rei (erected)
14 June 1965Territory LostArchdiocese of Diamantina
Archdiocese of Mariana
Diocese of Itabira (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Mariana
1949897,500900,00099.7%161892503,590136129133ap1951
1966890,000895,23399.4%128842124,1981144108ap1967
19681294617508589ap1971*
1976776,000862,22490.0%104491535,07168385118ap1977
1980840,000974,00086.2%103471505,60056367105ap1981
19901,020,0001,122,00090.9%125291546,62339324112ap1991
19991,080,0001,200,00090.0%169291985,454438280117ap2000
2000853,4321,066,79180.0%165261914,468534286119ap2001
2001989,2231,099,13690.0%184262104,710734296123ap2002
2002879,3081,099,13680.0%185282134,128736293121ap2003
2003899,3081,099,13681.8%180282084,323736297111ap2004
2004924,2661,099,13684.1%172322044,530840300122ap2005

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


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