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Diocese of Miracema do Tocantins

Dioecesis Miracemanus Tocantinensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 4 October 1989
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Palmas
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Tocatins
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 45,985 (17,761 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Centro-Oeste
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 10, Trav. 7 de Setembro 560, 77650-000 Miracema do Tocantins, TO, Brazil
  • Telephone: (063)866-1134
  • Fax: 866-1043

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Territorial Prelature of Miracema do Norte
11 October 1966ErectedDiocese of Porto Nacional Territorial Prelature of Miracema do Norte (erected)
Diocese of Miracema do Norte
4 August 1981ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Miracema do Norte Diocese of Miracema do Norte
Diocese of Miracema do Tocantins
4 October 1989Name ChangedDiocese of Miracema do Norte Diocese of Miracema do Tocantins
27 March 1996Territory LostDiocese of Miracema do Tocantins
Diocese of Porto Nacional
Archdiocese of Palmas (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Territorial Prelature of Miracema do Norte
1966100,000.0%36903ap1967
1970120,000125,00096.0%34717,1425106ap1971
197696,500105,56191.4%45910,7226337ap1977
1980119,300134,60088.6%67139,17693612ap1981
Diocese of Miracema do Norte
Diocese of Miracema do Tocantins
1990174,000203,00085.7%551017,40065516ap1991
1999123,812162,91176.0%103139,52442014ap2000
2000125,104164,61176.0%113148,93632214ap2001
2001126,586166,56076.0%123158,43932214ap2002
2002122,102162,80375.0%122148,72122814ap2003
2003135,832181,11075.0%131149,70212314ap2004
2004136,701184,73274.0%132159,11322314ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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