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Vicariate Apostolic of Puerto Ayacucho

Apostolicus Vicariatus Portus Ayacuquensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Vicariate Apostolic
  • Elevated: 7 May 1953
  • Vicariate
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Venezuela
  • Square Kilometers: 183,000 (70,683 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Avenida Rio Negro 30, Puerto Ayacucho, T.F.A., Venezuela
  • Telephone: (0248)5210.344
  • Fax: 5210.721

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Alto Orinoco
5 February 1932ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Alto Orinoco (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Puerto Ayacucho
7 May 1953ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Alto Orinoco Vicariate Apostolic of Puerto Ayacucho

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Alto Orinoco
19508,00023,00034.8%10108001543ap1951
Vicariate Apostolic of Puerto Ayacucho
1965308613.5%1717131167ap1967
197014,50030,00048.3%18188052624ap1971
197618,25029,50061.9%232379332267ap1977
198021,50036,10059.6%232393432337ap1981
199044,80078,00057.4%24241,866324710ap1991
1999100,000150,00066.7%25254,00030529ap2000
2000110,000160,00068.8%25254,40029479ap2001
2001115,000170,00067.6%223254,60025459ap2002
2002120,000185,00064.9%225274,44428479ap2003
2003120,000180,00066.7%224264,61528469ap2004
2004150,000200,00075.0%423275,555425469ap2005
2010167,000219,00076.3%425295,7583294012ap2011

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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