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Diocese of Montería

Dioecesis Monteriensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 20 November 1954
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cartagena
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Colombia
  • Square Kilometers: 14,500 (5,600 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Calle 27 N. 4-42, Monteria [Cordoba], Colombia
  • Telephone: (4)782.36.22
  • Fax: 782.03.30

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
20 November 1954ErectedArchdiocese of Cartagena
Vicariate Apostolic of San Jorge
Diocese of Montería (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1965436,000438,07099.5%3854310,1391618524ap1967
1968468,350493,00095.0%435489,7571422531ap1971
1976760,000770,00098.7%3864417,2721225531ap1977
1980789,000820,50096.2%3294119,2431823032ap1981
1990950,000980,00096.9%4555019,0001726445ap1991
19991,048,0001,076,47697.4%53126516,1231520067ap2000
20001,200,0001,350,00088.9%58167416,2161920071ap2001
20011,200,0001,350,00088.9%51166717,9102220073ap2002
20021,250,0001,450,00086.2%64168015,625254574ap2003
20031,300,0001,500,00086.7%6467018,5711211074ap2004
20041,310,0001,510,00086.8%6446819,264811074ap2005
20131,601,0001,685,00095.0%109411314,1682717780ap2014

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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