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Diocese of Santiago de María

Dioecesis Sancti Iacobi de Maria



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 2 December 1954
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of San Salvador
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: El Salvador
  • Square Kilometers: 2,866 (1,106 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, 4a Av. Sur y Calle Bolivar, Santiago de Maria, Depto. de Usulután, El Salvador
  • Telephone: 2663-0282
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
2 December 1954ErectedDiocese of San Miguel Diocese of Santiago de María (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966300,000310,00096.8%15142910,344141319ap1967
1970311,099327,47395.0%141422,22119ap1971
1976353,990389,00091.0%1592414,749111220ap1977
1980463,125487,50095.0%14132717,152143022ap1981
1990587,000617,00095.1%2373019,56675024ap1991
1999587,000734,00080.0%3964513,04486832ap2000
2000597,000747,00079.9%4544912,18366834ap2001
2001400,000500,00080.0%484527,69266736ap2002
2002400,000500,00080.0%485537,54776737ap2003
2003400,000500,00080.0%525577,01776737ap2004
2004400,000500,00080.0%525577,01787038ap2005
2010440,000551,00079.9%614656,76957739ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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