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Diocese of San Cristóbal de La Laguna o Tenerife

Dioecesis Sancti Christophori de Laguna o Nivariensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 1 February 1819
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Sevilla {Seville}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Spain
  • Square Kilometers: 3,381 (1,305 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.obispadodetenerife.es/
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, San Agustin 28, 38201 San Cristobal de La Laguna [Santa Cruz de Tenerife], Espana
  • Telephone: 922.258.640
  • Fax: 922.256.362

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
1 February 1819ErectedDiocese of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands} Diocese of San Cristóbal de La Laguna o Tenerife (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950398,812400,51099.6%106551612,47743368117ap1951
1970540,203558,61296.7%164952592,085115700232ap1971
1980646,000676,00095.6%148582063,135103540290ap1981
1990692,000721,00096.0%157592163,20395557291ap1991
1999724,234772,44993.8%198582562,829199529294ap2000
2000732,000780,15293.8%190482383,0751921,032294ap2001
2001751,000800,02093.9%191482393,1424921,032297ap2002
2002805,399856,80894.0%198492473,2604961,025300ap2003
2003839,066892,71894.0%213472603,227483474307ap2004
2004823,736915,26290.0%216442603,168380474309ap2005
2010884,0001,020,49086.6%206492553,466586348312ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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