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Diocese of Talca

Dioecesis Talcensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Established: 1913
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Santiago de Chile
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Chile
  • Square Kilometers: 17,246 (6,661 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesisdetalca.cl/
  • Mailing Address: 4 Norte 851, Casilla 7, Talca, Chile
  • Telephone: (071)61.61.54
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
1913EstablishedDiocese of Talca (as Territory to become a Diocese in the future)
18 October 1925ErectedArchdiocese of Santiago de Chile Diocese of Talca (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950280,000300,00093.3%51601112,5228015439ap1951
1966380,000410,00092.7%67551223,1149429548ap1967
1970320,000347,71892.0%5241933,4404126240ap1971
1976420,000500,00084.0%4335785,38476516438ap1977
1980434,300517,80083.9%2835636,893157216538ap1981
1990498,000539,00092.4%5120717,014144218041ap1991
1999468,070577,86481.0%6022825,708224524042ap2000
2000474,154585,37681.0%5622786,078214523042ap2001
2001463,426579,28380.0%4724716,527214422742ap2002
2002458,402580,25679.0%4727746,194224721942ap2003
2003458,500580,72079.0%4621676,843244023242ap2004
2004462,950586,52078.9%4522676,909244121942ap2005
2010465,269616,15075.5%4814627,504302919845ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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