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Diocese of Santo Ângelo

Dioecesis Angelopolitanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Liro Vendelino Meurer, Bishop
  • José Clemente Weber, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 22 May 1961
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Santa Maria
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 19,293 (7,451 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul III
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua Marques do Herval 1113, C.P. 1100, 98800-971 Santo Angelo, RS, Brazil
  • Telephone: (055)3313-5263
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
22 May 1961ErectedDiocese of Uruguaiana Diocese of Santo Ângelo (erected)
13 April 2011Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Santo Ângelo (from Porto Alegre)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966360,000400,00090.0%2938675,3735023025ap1967
1970360,000430,00083.7%3134655,5385927027ap1971
1976425,000530,00080.2%3637735,82126947528ap1977
1977421,000529,00079.6%4439835,07228848030ap1981
1987480,000590,00081.4%6226885,45436139936ap1991
1999396,000495,00080.0%5228804,95026534538ap2000
2000390,000500,00078.0%5329824,75626834038ap2001
2001385,000500,00077.0%5428824,69527132038ap2002
2002385,000500,00077.0%5527824,69527831838ap2003
2003392,000510,00076.9%6824924,26038631239ap2004
2004389,000508,00076.6%92221143,41246831439ap2005
2010395,000541,00073.0%5823814,87614722240ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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