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Diocese of Oliveira

Dioecesis Oliveirensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 20 December 1941
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Belo Horizonte
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Minas Gerais
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 7,738 (2,988 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Leste 2
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 20, Praca Dona Manoelita Chagas 116, 35540-000 Oliveira, MG, Brazil
  • Telephone: (037) 331-1986

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
20 December 1941ErectedArchdiocese of Belo Horizonte Diocese of Oliveira (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1948198,000171711,6473917ap1951
1965187,150190,35598.3%2311345,504106023ap1967
1968232,230248,05093.6%2010307,741106718ap1971
1976196,200200,35097.9%168248,17584029ap1977
1980212,620216,54098.2%1451911,19054224ap1981
1990242,000255,00094.9%267337,33371724ap1991
1999269,000285,00094.4%263299,275101725ap2000
2000233,613245,40495.2%298376,313102325ap2001
2001225,300250,34290.0%263297,76831225ap2002
2002225,300253,00089.1%328405,632121726ap2003
2003266,000300,00088.7%328406,650462126ap2004
2004285,000300,00095.0%317387,50071926ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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