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Diocese of São Mateus

Dioecesis Sancti Matthaei



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Bishop(s)

  • Vacant
  • Aldo Gerna, F.S.C.J., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 16 February 1958
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Vitória
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Espirito Santo
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 14,966 (5,780 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Leste II
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesedesaomateus.org.br/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Av. Joao XXIII 410, C.P. 38, 29930-420 Sao Mateus, ES, Brazil
  • Telephone: (027)3763-1177
  • Fax: 3763-3104

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
16 February 1958ErectedDiocese of Espírito Santo Diocese of São Mateus (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
196650,000300,00016.7%631371,35162912ap1967
1968270,000300,00090.0%827357,714343514ap1971
1976280,000346,91180.7%5202511,200223214ap1977
1980332,000356,00093.3%4182215,090193513ap1981
1990425,000452,00094.0%12152715,740164316ap1991
1999308,000408,00075.5%16143010,266144516ap2000
2000308,000414,81474.3%1615319,935154618ap2001
2001308,000416,94273.9%15153010,266154419ap2002
2002296,843389,58976.2%1616329,276164219ap2003
2003300,555424,31270.8%1617339,107173519ap2004
2004304,426428,33971.1%1617339,225173819ap2005
2010328,000459,00071.5%2415398,410153920ap2011

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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