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Diocese of São João da Boa Vista

Dioecesis Sancti Ioannis in Brasilia



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Bishop(s)

  • David Dias Pimentel, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 16 January 1960
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Ribeirão Preto
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Sao Paulo
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 7,153 (2,762 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul I
  • Mailing Address: Av. Dr. Oscar Piraja Martins 268, Bairro Sto. Andre, 13874-000 Sao Joao da Boa Vista, SP, Brazil
  • Telephone: (019)3622-2245

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
16 January 1960ErectedDiocese of Rio Preto Diocese of São João da Boa Vista (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1961273,137285,63795.6%1421357,8032612116ap1967
1968280,000330,00084.8%2237594,7455519018ap1971
1976300,000350,00085.7%2237595,08414716020ap1977
1980321,000382,00084.0%2334575,63137717021ap1981
1990312,000425,00073.4%3530654,80024312528ap1991
1999352,000470,00074.9%7029993,55536014046ap2000
2000356,000475,00074.9%6828963,70835935846ap2001
2001465,545581,93280.0%8014944,95263835847ap2002
2002465,545581,54580.1%83361193,912511232248ap2003
2003465,545581,54580.1%115261413,30183832549ap2004
2004465,545581,93280.0%97271243,754113732555ap2005
2010547,000624,00087.7%149251743,1432415715971ap2011

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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