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Diocese of Sonsón-Rionegro

Dioecesis Sonsonensis-Rvi Nigri



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 20 April 1968
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Medellín
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Colombia
  • Square Kilometers: 7,300 (2,819 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diosonrio.org.co/
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Calle 51 N. 47-31, Rionegro, Antioquia, Colombia
  • Telephone: (4)531.52.52
  • Fax: (same)

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Sonsón
18 March 1957ErectedArchdiocese of Medellín Diocese of Sonsón (erected)
Diocese of Sonsón-Rionegro
20 April 1968Name ChangedDiocese of Sonsón Diocese of Sonsón-Rionegro

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Sonsón
1966350,000350,000100.0%113401532,28729ap1967
Diocese of Sonsón-Rionegro
1970390,000390,000100.0%119251442,7084148433ap1971
1976400,900400,900100.0%106201263,18146439537ap1977
1980419,600428,20098.0%112351472,8549047639ap1981
1990576,000594,00097.0%166191853,1136054241ap1991
1999716,000739,00096.9%212272392,9955464252ap2000
2000716,000739,00096.9%222272492,8755464252ap2001
2001716,000739,00096.9%232272592,7645464252ap2002
2002698,000735,00095.0%202242263,0885766156ap2003
2003550,000565,00097.3%198322302,3918967056ap2004
2004550,000565,00097.3%220322522,1828267056ap2005
2010602,000608,00099.0%249352842,11911057865ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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