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Vicariate Apostolic of San José del Amazonas

Apostolicus Vicariatus Sancti Iosephi de Amazones



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Vicariate Apostolic
  • Elevated: 3 July 1955
  • Vicariate
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Peru
  • Square Kilometers: 155,000 (59,868 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Av. La Marina 1487, Apartado 216, Iquitos [Loreto], Peru
  • Telephone: (65)25.19.22
  • Fax: (same)

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of San José de Amazonas
13 July 1945ErectedVicariate Apostolic of San León del Amazonas Prefecture Apostolic of San José de Amazonas (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of San José del Amazonas
3 July 1955ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of San José de Amazonas Vicariate Apostolic of San José del Amazonas

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of San José de Amazonas
195040,00045,00088.9%885,0005ap1951
Vicariate Apostolic of San José del Amazonas
196058,50063,00092.9%214163,6564010ap1967
197070,00075,00093.3%714213,3332149ap1971
1976100,000106,00094.3%612185,555224613ap1977
1980111,000118,00094.1%710176,529174211ap1981
199076,14982,64992.1%710174,479153111ap1991
199995,400107,84088.5%98175,611142410ap2000
200095,400107,84088.5%1010204,770163111ap2001
2001118,440143,38982.6%811196,233173411ap2002
2002120,567149,96580.4%511167,5351132711ap2003
2003121,359159,64776.0%512177,1381162810ap2004
2004123,392164,68074.9%414186,855172910ap2005
2010132,000180,00073.3%391211,0001133611ap2011

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


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