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Diocese of Posadas

Dioecesis Posadensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Juan Rubén Martinez, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 11 February 1957
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Corrientes
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Argentina
  • Square Kilometers: 13,206 (5,100 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Felix de Azara 1604, 3300 Posadas [Misiones], Argentina
  • Telephone: (03752) 423-221
  • Fax: 439-249

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 February 1957ErectedDiocese of Corrientes Diocese of Posadas (erected)
16 June 1986Territory LostDiocese of Posadas Diocese of Puerto Iguazú (erected)
13 June 2009Territory LostDiocese of Posadas
Diocese of Puerto Iguazú
Diocese of Oberá (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966303,385391,09477.6%1076863,5272115048ap1967
1970430,000.0%1293105010019214ap1971
1976424,442487,86587.0%14921064,00410220757ap1977
1980468,000537,00087.2%12951074,37310618762ap1981
1990398,580493,07680.8%1861795,04576717140ap1991
1999550,000680,00080.9%2561866,395196416536ap2000
2000550,000680,00080.9%2566916,043296816536ap2001
2001570,000700,00081.4%2367906,333297015236ap2002
2002550,000680,40080.8%2561866,395286415536ap2003
2003551,000681,50080.9%2763906,122276515036ap2004
2004552,890769,00071.9%3258906,143266016537ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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