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Diocese of Neuquén

Dioecesis Neuquenianus



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 10 April 1961
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Mendoza
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Argentina
  • Square Kilometers: 94,078 (36,337 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Avda. Argentina 110, 8300 Neuquen, Argentina
  • Telephone: (0299) 442-2866

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
10 April 1961ErectedDiocese of Viedma Diocese of Neuquén (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966120,000125,00096.0%724313,87010109ap1967
1970125,000135,00092.6%1126373,378302113ap1971
1976150,000170,00088.2%1223354,285263520ap1977
1980192,000215,00089.3%1824424,571264737ap1981
1990370,000400,00092.5%2825536,9811287652ap1991
1999468,380520,42390.0%2825538,8377319053ap2000
2000486,046540,38489.9%2925549,0007329353ap2001
2001504,653560,72690.0%3123549,34562910053ap2002
2002471,700530,72688.9%2824529,07163110053ap2003
2003459,455540,53285.0%3327607,6576349753ap2004
2004435,035494,35888.0%3226587,5007339853ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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