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Diocese of Osório

Dioecesis Osorienus



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Bishop(s)

  • Jaime Pedro Kohl, P.S.D.P., Bishop
  • Thadeu Gomes Canellas, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 10 November 1999
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Porto Alegre
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 6,210 (2,398 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul 3
  • Mailing Address: Rua Dr. Mario Santo Dani 218, 95520-000 Osorio, RS, Brazil
  • Telephone: (051)663-4282

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
10 November 1999ErectedDiocese of Caxias do Sul
Archdiocese of Porto Alegre
Diocese of Osório (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999189,000236,00080.1%225277,00066218ap2000
2000189,000236,00080.1%226286,75076218ap2001
2001228,095268,34485.0%217288,146285920ap2002
2002228,821269,20285.0%249336,933296221ap2003
2003229,544270,06385.0%2411356,558115822ap2004
2004226,547269,18684.2%249336,86595922ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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