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Archdiocese of Olinda e Recife

Archidioecesis Olindensis et Recifensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Fernando Antônio Saburido, O.S.B., Archbishop
  • José Cardoso Sobrinho, O. Carm., Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Name Changed: 26 July 1918
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Pernambuco
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 4,305 (1,662 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste II
  • Official Web Site: http://www.arquidioceseolindarecife.org/
  • Mailing Address: Av. Afonso Olindense 1764, 50810-000 Varzea-Recife, PE, Brazil
  • Telephone: (081) 271-4270
  • Fax: 271-1817

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Olinda
16 November 1676ErectedDiocese of Olinda (erected)
6 June 1854Territory LostDiocese of Olinda Diocese of Fortaleza (Ceará) (erected)
27 April 1892Territory LostDiocese of Olinda Diocese of Paraíba (erected)
2 July 1900Territory LostDiocese of Olinda Diocese of Alagôas (erected)
5 December 1910Territory LostDiocese of Olinda Diocese of Floresta (erected)
Archdiocese of Olinda
5 December 1910ElevatedDiocese of Olinda Archdiocese of Olinda
Archdiocese of Olinda e Recife
26 July 1918Name ChangedArchdiocese of Olinda Archdiocese of Olinda e Recife
2 August 1918Territory LostArchdiocese of Olinda e Recife Diocese of Garanhuns (erected)
2 August 1918Territory LostArchdiocese of Olinda e Recife Diocese of Nazaré (erected)
7 August 1948Territory LostArchdiocese of Olinda e Recife Diocese of Caruaru (erected)
13 January 1962Territory LostDiocese of Garanhuns
Archdiocese of Olinda e Recife
Diocese of Palmares (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Olinda e Recife
1949973,842990,00098.4%741422164,50827088247ap1951
19651,320,0001061963024,37032085068ap1967*
19681,760,796.0%113185298033293066ap1971
19762,123,1602,374,92989.4%861442309,23123684871ap1977
19802,330,0002,600,00089.6%8113721810,6882631,01372ap1981
19902,994,0003,341,63589.6%7514321813,73327599582ap1991
19993,119,0003,350,00093.1%7112319416,07723455094ap2000
20003,083,0003,311,29093.1%8612921514,339228849996ap2001
20013,311,290.0%901352250229364097ap2002*
20023,127,0003,358,00093.1%8814022813,71424355297ap2003
20033,127,0003,311,29094.4%8914123013,595123941899ap2004
20043,371,9753,570,70394.4%8914123014,660823733199ap2005

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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