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Diocese of Punto Fijo

Dioecesis Punctifixensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 12 July 1997
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Coro
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Venezuela
  • Square Kilometers: 3,405 (1,315 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Calle Sucre, Plaza Jose Leonardo Chirinos, Punto Fijo, Edo. Falcon, Venezuela
  • Telephone: (0269)247.76.10
  • Fax: 247.68.70

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
12 July 1997ErectedDiocese of Coro Diocese of Punto Fijo (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999298,000314,00094.9%1372014,900282021ap2000
2000306,000322,00095.0%1251718,000252518ap2001
2001480,000505,76494.9%1462024,0002102819ap2002
2002241,000254,57894.7%1462012,0502103121ap2003
2003251,000265,63294.5%1672310,9132143019ap2004
2004252,954267,70094.5%1562112,045293019ap2005
2010273,000294,00092.9%1562113,0002102819ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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