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Diocese of Mossoró

Dioecesis Mossorensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Mariano Manzana, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 July 1934
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Natal
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Rio Grande do Norte
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 18,832 (7,273 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste II
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 16, Praca Coracao de Jesus s/n, 59600-970 Mossoro, RN, Brazil
  • Telephone: (084) 321-3838
  • Fax: 321-4654

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 July 1934ErectedDiocese of Natal Diocese of Mossoró (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950350,000400,00087.5%13203310,606204316ap1951
1966330,000380,00086.8%287359,42873818ap1967
1968286,000356,70880.2%268348,41186218ap1971
1976421,360482,67087.3%19143312,768145021ap1977
1980435,089555,08978.4%11142517,403165021ap1981
1990651,000685,00095.0%18123021,700166820ap1991
1999751,000780,00096.3%2793620,861126520ap2000
2000760,000790,00096.2%2793621,111124420ap2001
2001768,000798,00096.2%25113621,333146820ap2002
2002778,000809,00096.2%25113621,611135920ap2003
2003793,000825,00096.1%26113721,432135020ap2004
2004793,000825,00096.1%26113721,432136020ap2005

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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