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Diocese of Puerto Plata

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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 16 December 1996
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Santiago de los Caballeros
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Dominican Republic
  • Square Kilometers: 2,700 (1,042 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Calle José del Carmen Ariza 36, Apartado 674, Puerto Plata, República Dominicana
  • Telephone: 586-2484
  • Fax: 586-2754

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
16 December 1996ErectedArchdiocese of Santiago de los Caballeros Diocese of Puerto Plata (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999332,400346,52095.9%1351818,4661484032ap2000
2000311,526322,94696.5%1451916,3961474036ap2001
2001335,150346,52096.7%1662215,2341484119ap2002
2002335,240346,52096.7%1682413,9681594223ap2003
2003336,240346,52097.0%1572215,2831574123ap2004
2004338,560346,52097.7%1772414,1061574331ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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