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Diocese of Ponta de Pedras

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Bishop(s)

  • Alessio Saccardo, S.J., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 16 October 1979
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Belém do Pará
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Para
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 14,283 (5,516 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Norte 2
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 963, Passegem Carneiro da Rocha 27/E, 66017-970 Belem, PA, Brazil
  • Telephone: (091) 225-1625

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Territorial Prelature of Ponta de Pedras
25 June 1963ErectedArchdiocese of Belém do Pará Territorial Prelature of Ponta de Pedras (erected)
Diocese of Ponta de Pedras
16 October 1979ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Ponta de Pedras Diocese of Ponta de Pedras

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Territorial Prelature of Ponta de Pedras
196670,0006611,6662106ap1967
197071,00076,80092.4%29116,4549176ap1971
197679,00080,00098.8%6613,16610106ap1977
Diocese of Ponta de Pedras
198071,80072,90098.5%888,9751010ap1981*
199077,00087,00088.5%12325,6662178ap1991
199996,880105,02092.2%92118,8073116ap2000
200097,700106,50491.7%101118,8812156ap2001
200198,900108,60091.1%7714,128186ap2002
2002102,000113,00090.3%911010,2001186ap2003
2003108,800120,00090.7%9912,088186ap2004
2004108,800120,00090.7%9912,088186ap2005

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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