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Diocese of Potosí

Dioecesis Potosiensis in Bolivia



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 11 November 1924
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Sucre
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Bolivia
  • Square Kilometers: 118,218 (45,661 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Casilla 113, Ayacucho 18, Potosi, Bolivia
  • Telephone: (062) 22-770
  • Fax: 24-347

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 November 1924ErectedArchdiocese of La Plata o Charcas Diocese of Potosí (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950543,800548,93099.1%34175110,662225547ap1951
1966700,000.0%4129700358648ap1967
1970742,300750,00099.0%32296112,168366968ap1971
1976889,911933,59095.3%36448011,1232485265ap1977
1980936,000980,00095.5%32457712,155586066ap1981
1990892,524928,60096.1%30366613,523606566ap1991
1999688,585810,10085.0%4139808,607477770ap2000
2000575,977639,97490.0%3729668,726388370ap2001
2001575,285639,20690.0%3527629,2783338670ap2002
2002638,112709,01390.0%4127689,3843358579ap2003
2003644,697716,33190.0%3631679,6223368679ap2004
2004651,144723,49490.0%34296310,3355366979ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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