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Diocese of Petrolina

Dioecesis Petrolinensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 30 November 1923
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Olinda e Recife
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Pernambuco
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 15,622 (6,033 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Nordeste II
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 16, Praca Dom Antonio Malan 99, 56300-000 Petroliina, PE, Brazil
  • Telephone: (081) 861-2874
  • Fax: 861-5929

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
30 November 1923ErectedDiocese of Pesqueira Diocese of Petrolina (erected)
16 June 2010Territory LostDiocese of Floresta
Diocese of Petrolina
Diocese of Salgueiro (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950160,000160,000100.0%1131411,4281913ap1951
1966291,0001511618,1875612ap1967
1968310,000320,00096.9%151520,666278ap1971
1976390,000400,00097.5%1421624,37524814ap1977
1980439,000455,00096.5%1131431,35765311ap1981
1990575,000639,00090.0%1271930,263105317ap1991
1999567,000610,00093.0%1592423,62593619ap2000
2000576,000620,00092.9%1592424,00093619ap2001
2001558,000650,00085.8%1592423,25093319ap2002
2002585,000650,00090.0%3784513,00083520ap2003
2003585,000650,00090.0%19102920,172103520ap2004
2004585,000650,00090.0%22103218,281103521ap2005
2010337,468421,83680.0%2215,33934916bul16Jun2010

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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