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Diocese of Santa Rosa de Copán

Dioecesis Sanctae Rosae de Copán



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 2 February 1916
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Honduras
  • Square Kilometers: 17,360 (6,705 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, 2a Calle N.E. 122, Santa Rosa de Copán, Honduras
  • Telephone: 2662.00.61
  • Fax: 2662.11.63

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
2 February 1916ErectedDiocese of Comayagua Diocese of Santa Rosa de Copán (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950215260620ap1951
1966619,905641,25196.7%26144015,497172926ap1967
1970650,500674,30096.5%25204514,455233225ap1971
1976791,194814,92297.1%19193820,820203427ap1977
1978876,675900,97997.3%19193823,070214227ap1981
1990944,000994,00095.0%25234819,666355626ap1991
1999919,054989,95092.8%31215217,674224536ap2000
2000909,1431,142,05479.6%37215815,674224736ap2001
2001912,1481,142,05479.9%36215716,002224837ap2002
2002913,6431,142,05480.0%39185716,028195438ap2003
20031,050,6891,142,05492.0%38185618,762195338ap2004
20041,028,7871,143,09790.0%35165120,172175339ap2005
20101,160,0001,289,00090.0%50106019,333115242ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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