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Diocese of Palencia

Dioecesis Palentinus



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3rd Century
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Burgos
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Spain
  • Square Kilometers: 8,028 (3,100 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesispalencia.org/
  • Mailing Address: Apartado 63, Mayor Antigua 22, 34005 Palencia, Espana
  • Telephone: 979.70.69.13
  • Fax: 979.74.53.14

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3rd CenturyErectedDiocese of Palencia (erected)
25 September 1595Territory LostDiocese of Palencia Diocese of Valladolid (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950260,000260,000100.0%43019449579334870350ap1951
1969240,908241,03399.9%3851525374482721,108253ap1971
1980189,333192,10298.6%3191424614103231,003468ap1981
1990186,000190,01097.9%294119413450279992468ap1991
1999178,700180,57199.0%285106391457190769455ap2000
2000178,700180,57199.0%260103363492295765455ap2001
2001177,670179,46599.0%25783340522291736455ap2002
2002173,798177,34598.0%25382335518157534455ap2003
2003168,918174,14397.0%25686342493193512455ap2004
2004174,471177,12898.5%252833355201180509455ap2005

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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