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Diocese of Osorno

Dioecesis Osornensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 15 November 1955
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Puerto Montt
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Chile
  • Square Kilometers: 9,236 (3,567 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Casilla 37-0, Hnos. Phillipi 1015, Osorno, Chile
  • Telephone: (064)23.24.34
  • Fax: 23.07.66

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
15 November 1955ErectedArchdiocese of Puerto Montt
Diocese of Valdivia
Diocese of Osorno (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1965144,600149,98596.4%630364,016124815ap1967
1970115,358158,19272.9%937462,507394715ap1971
1976160,000196,00081.6%1025354,571335619ap1977
1980170,700221,00077.2%1227394,376365118ap1981
1990218,000231,00094.4%1328415,317365720ap1991
1999265,000283,00093.6%2522475,6385307621ap2000
2000269,000287,00093.7%2121426,4045288021ap2001
2001160,232222,08272.1%2219413,9085307121ap2002
2002160,232222,08272.1%1824423,8157297722ap2003
2003113,159211,50953.5%1922412,7597276922ap2004
2004113,159221,50951.1%1823412,7597267322ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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