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Diocese of Santiago de Veraguas

Dioecesis Sancti Iacobi Veraguensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 13 July 1963
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Panamá
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Panama
  • Square Kilometers: 11,239 (4,341 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Apartado 48, Santiago de Veraguas, Panamá
  • Telephone: 958-7085
  • Fax: 958-5117

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
13 July 1963ErectedArchdiocese of Panamá Diocese of Santiago de Veraguas (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966150,000152,00098.7%116178,823101912ap1967
1970162,220.0%17623061511ap1971
1976150,000155,00096.8%97169,375101212ap1977
1980160,000170,00094.1%931213,33331812ap1981
1990210,000215,00097.7%1341712,35281512ap1991
1999198,944221,04990.0%318395,101123114ap2000
2000200,497223,04989.9%328405,012113314ap2001
2001176,065207,13685.0%382404,401163514ap2002
2002177,732209,09685.0%372394,557263214ap2003
2003178,852209,99285.2%342364,968162914ap2004
2004181,900214,52584.8%352374,916142914ap2005
2010207,125230,13990.0%342365,753132514ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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