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Archdiocese of Ribeirão Preto

Archidioecesis Rivi Nigri



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Bishop(s)

  • Moacir Silva, Archbishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 19 April 1958
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Sao Paulo
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 8,782 (3,392 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul I
  • Official Web Site: http://www.arquidioceserp.org.br/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Metropolitana, Rua Tibirica 879, 14010-090 Ribeirao Preto; C.P. 105, 14001-970 Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil
  • Telephone: (016)3610-8477
  • Fax: 3610-1288

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Ribeirão Preto
7 June 1908ErectedDiocese of São Paulo Diocese of Ribeirão Preto (erected)
Archdiocese of Ribeirão Preto
19 April 1958ElevatedDiocese of Ribeirão Preto Archdiocese of Ribeirão Preto

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Ribeirão Preto
1950819,7001,007,12381.4%20831037,95814136455ap1951
Archdiocese of Ribeirão Preto
1965720,000800,00090.0%50731235,8537539246ap1967
1968800,0001,008,40079.3%43721156,95610140257ap1971
1976383,357476,18280.5%2933626,1834717538ap1977
1980446,000535,60083.3%2831597,55984215840ap1981
1990860,000955,00090.1%36347012,285289015254ap1991
1999984,0001,093,00090.0%49318012,300179010756ap2000
2000754,000838,19390.0%5038888,568155411652ap2001
2001834,000927,62589.9%5838968,687153811664ap2002
2002791,000879,37190.0%64361007,910169512366ap2003
2003703,497879,37180.0%67361036,830168412370ap2004
2004742,100927,62580.0%76361126,625159212371ap2005
2010752,0001,073,00070.1%107361435,258131319382ap2011

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


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