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Diocese of Nazaré

Dioecesis Nazarensis in Brasilia



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 2 August 1918
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Olinda e Recife
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Pernambuco
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 5,986 (2,312 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste II
  • Mailing Address: Praca Herculano Bandeira 35, C.P. 02, 55800-000 Nazare de Mata, PE, Brazil
  • Telephone: (081)3633-1009
  • Fax: 3633-1302

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
2 August 1918ErectedArchdiocese of Olinda e Recife Diocese of Nazaré (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950475,8752573214,871710422ap1951*
1966679,948710,00095.8%24285213,0753616821ap1967
1970750,000780,00096.2%21234417,0452319321ap1971
1976736,000768,70895.7%21123322,3032115921ap1977
1980780,000800,00097.5%13162926,8963416021ap1981
1990865,000883,00098.0%2683425,441117324ap1991
1999803,2001,004,00080.0%3083821,1361167424ap2000
2000800,0001,000,00080.0%3343721,6211257926ap2001
2001800,0001,000,00080.0%3083821,05211311426ap2002
2002768,621904,26185.0%33104317,87411810427ap2003
2003768,621904,26185.0%36104616,7091249928ap2004
2004768,261904,26185.0%3884616,7011108829ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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