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Diocese of Oruro

Dioecesis Orurensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 11 November 1924
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cochabamba
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Bolivia
  • Square Kilometers: 53,588 (20,698 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Av. 6 de Octubre 6298, Casilla 522, Oruro, Bolivia
  • Telephone: (052) 50-922
  • Fax: 76-400

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 November 1924ErectedArchdiocese of La Plata o Charcas Diocese of Oruro (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950184,000185,00099.5%1711286,571134215ap1951
1964270,000280,00096.4%2630564,821397031ap1967
1970260,000305,00085.2%2442663,939506931ap1971
1976375,000398,00094.2%12243610,41611515725ap1977
1980365,000411,00088.8%13233610,1385405426ap1981
1990444,050475,00093.5%1827459,8678397837ap1991
1999328,934386,98185.0%1624408,2236339537ap2000
2000331,879390,44085.0%15183310,0566299537ap2001
2001315,193393,99180.0%2115368,7555249237ap2002
2002333,090391,87085.0%2115369,2525279337ap2003
2003312,928397,62178.7%2317407,8235309437ap2004
2004342,993403,52185.0%1917369,52752910437ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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