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Diocese of Patos

Dioecesis Patosensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 17 January 1959
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Paraíba
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Paraiba
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 11,000 (4,248 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste II
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesedepatospb.org.br/
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 59, Rua Peregrino Filho 76, 58700-450 Patos, PB, Brazil
  • Telephone: (083) 421-3732
  • Fax: 421-2619

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
17 January 1959ErectedDiocese of Cajazeiras
Diocese of Campina Grande
Diocese of Patos (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1965248,000250,00099.2%1582310,78286914ap1967
1970240,000243,23598.7%229317,741116017ap1971
1976295,000297,01099.3%1752213,40955421ap1977
1980320,000325,00098.5%1492313,913919ap1981
1990353,000371,00095.1%1572216,04574823ap1991
1999335,000420,00079.8%2062612,88473825ap2000
2000335,000420,00079.8%2042413,95843825ap2001
2001335,000420,00079.8%2042413,95843825ap2002
2002336,000420,00080.0%2853310,18164125ap2003
2003331,000360,00091.9%316378,94563726ap2004
2004337,600365,00092.5%2733011,25334026ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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