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Diocese of Matanzas

Dioecesis Matansansis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 10 December 1912
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of San Cristobal de la Habana
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Cuba
  • Square Kilometers: 8,444 (3,261 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Apartado 54, Calle 79 N. 30001, 40100 Matanzas, Cuba
  • Telephone: (052)245.120
  • Fax: 253.107

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
10 December 1912ErectedDiocese of San Cristobal de la Habana Diocese of Matanzas (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950324,970361,07990.0%1936555,9083917229ap1951
1966385,000451,00085.4%9122118,33313631ap1967
1970365,000483,30075.5%691524,33391231ap1971
1976275,000501,27354.9%971617,1877631ap1977
1980250,000507,00049.3%961516,6668431ap1981
1990214,000600,00035.7%891712,58891731ap1991
1999470,000633,11374.2%9101924,736105435ap2000
2000470,000640,71073.4%781531,333194835ap2001
2001470,000661,07571.1%781531,333194535ap2002
2002473,000673,00070.3%10102023,6501105135ap2003
2003475,000680,80069.8%9112023,7501115337ap2004
2004478,000690,40069.2%9112023,9001115337ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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