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Diocese of Margarita

Dioecesis Margaritensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 18 July 1969
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cumaná
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Venezuela
  • Square Kilometers: 1,050 (405 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Calle Union 11-20, Apartado 148, La Asuncion 6301-A, Edo. Nueva Esparta, Venezuela
  • Telephone: (095) 42-2740

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
18 July 1969ErectedDiocese of Cumaná Diocese of Margarita (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1970115,000120,00095.8%105157,6666199ap1971
1976140,000146,00095.9%154197,36883017ap1977
1980143,000155,00092.3%164207,15092018ap1981
1990183,000187,00097.9%193228,31873521ap1991
1999355,000365,00097.3%1882613,653133929ap2000
2000360,000370,00097.3%2052514,40062729ap2001
2001365,000375,00097.3%2152614,03872429ap2002
2002370,000385,00096.1%2252713,70372429ap2003
2003329,217396,64783.0%2452911,352162829ap2004
2004335,815398,71284.2%2653110,832163229ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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