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Diocese of Nova Friburgo

Dioecesis Neo-Friburgensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 26 March 1960
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Niterói
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Rio de Janeiro
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 10,086 (3,895 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Leste 1
  • Web Site: http://sites.uol.com.br/mitra-friburgo/
  • Mailing Address: Rua Augusto Spinelli 41, C.P. 96.643, 28610-190 Nova Friburgo, RJ, Brazil
  • Telephone: (024)522-2799
  • Fax: 522-7332

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
26 March 1960ErectedDiocese of Barra do Piraí
Diocese of Petrópolis
Diocese of Nova Friburgo (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1965280,000321,42087.1%3122535,283317325ap1967
1970350,000409,67785.4%3020507,0002614930ap1971
1976350,000409,67785.4%2422467,6083814834ap1977
1980356,000417,00085.4%2921507,1202914937ap1981
1990384,000452,00085.0%2319429,1422412841ap1991
1999160,000169,24694.5%2624503,200305643ap2000
2000170,000180,00094.4%2624503,400305644ap2001
2001173,000184,00094.0%388463,760145747ap2002
2002192,000615,08231.2%638712,704486550ap2003
2003500,000620,00080.6%659746,7561596752ap2004
2004503,000620,00081.1%639726,9861496750ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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