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Diocese of São João del Rei

Dioecesis Sancti Ioannis a Rege



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 21 May 1960
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Juiz de Fora
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Minas Gerais
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 9,503 (3,670 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Leste 2
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 102, Praca Frei Orlando 130, 36300-000 Sao Joao del Rei, MG, Brazil
  • Telephone: (032)37.11.011; 37.11.060

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
21 May 1960ErectedDiocese of Campanha
Archdiocese of Mariana
Diocese of São João del Rei (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966190,000200,73094.7%3449832,28912713828ap1967
1970207,504220,00094.3%34801141,82014712330ap1971
1976237,300238,65099.4%3333663,5957814030ap1977
1980326,293350,22093.2%3027575,7245211533ap1981
1990411,000433,00094.9%4224666,2274011032ap1991
1999449,000499,00090.0%4023637,126239531ap2000
2000405,000450,00090.0%3923626,532409536ap2001
2001405,000450,00090.0%3923626,532609536ap2002
2002468,000520,00090.0%4315588,068165037ap2003
2003468,000520,00090.0%4315588,068345037ap2004
2004468,000520,00090.0%4533786,000484838ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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