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Archdiocese of Palmas

Archidioecesis Palmensis in Brasilia



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Erected: 27 March 1996
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Tocatins
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 29,938 (11,563 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul 2
  • Web Site: http://www.arquidiocesedepalmasto.org.br/
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 261, 504 Sul, Alameda 04, Lote 15, 77054-970 Palmas, TO, Brazil
  • Telephone: (063) 214-2858
  • Fax: 21.45.672

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
27 March 1996ErectedDiocese of Miracema do Tocantins
Diocese of Porto Nacional
Archdiocese of Palmas (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999115,000153,49774.9%79167,187311548ap2000
2000115,500154,00075.0%1010205,775212538ap2001
2001127,659170,21375.0%913225,8028215213ap2002
2002140,385183,38476.6%1211236,1037155216ap2003
2003140,385183,38576.6%196255,6155355216ap2004
2004140,385183,38576.6%385433,264455227ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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