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Diocese of Sinop

Dioecesis Sinopensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Gentil Delázari, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 6 February 1982
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Cuiabá
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Mato Grosso
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 191,000 (73,773 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Oeste 2
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 57, Av. das Itaubas 1828, 78550-000 Sinop, MT, Brazil
  • Telephone: (065)531-2006
  • Fax: 531-3105

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
6 February 1982ErectedDiocese of Diamantino Diocese of Sinop (erected)
23 December 1997Territory LostDiocese of Barra do Garças
Diocese of Rondonópolis
Diocese of Sinop
Territorial Prelature of Paranatinga (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990516,000636,00081.1%11283913,230325859ap1991
1999480,000515,00093.2%18234111,707255624ap2000
2000480,000515,00093.2%12243613,333255325ap2001
2001450,000506,00088.9%11233413,235245227ap2002
2002450,000505,00089.1%12233512,857235327ap2003
2003390,000480,00081.3%12263810,263285227ap2004
2004473,000530,00089.2%19264510,511345027ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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