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Diocese of Maturín

Dioecesis Maturinensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 24 May 1958
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Ciudad Bolívar
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Venezuela
  • Square Kilometers: 28,900 (11,162 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Calle Monagas 120, Maturin, Edo. Monagas, Venezuela
  • Telephone: (091)42.49.69
  • Fax: 42.66.95

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
24 May 1958ErectedDiocese of Ciudad Bolívar (Monagas) Diocese of Maturín (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966246,000.0%14923033112ap1967
1970232,000290,00080.0%177249,66681214ap1971
1976304,000380,00080.0%1662213,81862415ap1977
1980343,000428,70080.0%1842215,59043016ap1981
1990348,000410,00084.9%1441819,33344617ap1991
1999510,000600,00085.0%15112619,615112721ap2000
2000430,000600,00071.7%15142914,827144221ap2001
2001510,000605,00084.3%12142619,615172121ap2002
2002610,000700,00087.1%10122227,727262030ap2003
2003530,000618,00085.8%14122620,384242030ap2004
2004610,000700,00087.1%12102227,727234522ap2005

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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