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Diocese of Taubaté

Dioecesis Taubatensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Carmo João Rhoden, S.C.I., Bishop
  • Antônio Afonso de Miranda, S.D.N., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 7 June 1908
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Aparecida
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Sao Paulo
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 4,626 (1,786 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul I
  • Official Web Site: http://dt7.com.br/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Praca Barao do Rio Branco 30, 12010-090 Taubate, SP, Brazil
  • Telephone: (012)3632-2855
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
7 June 1908ErectedDiocese of São Paulo Diocese of Taubaté (erected)
4 July 1924Territory LostDiocese of Botucatu
Archdiocese of São Paulo
Diocese of Taubaté
Diocese of Sorocaba (erected)
31 July 1937Territory LostDiocese of Taubaté Diocese of Lorena (erected)
19 April 1958Territory LostArchdiocese of São Paulo
Diocese of Taubaté
Archdiocese of Aparecida (erected)
9 June 1962Territory LostArchdiocese of São Paulo
Diocese of Taubaté
Diocese of Mogi das Cruzes (erected)
30 January 1981Territory LostDiocese of Mogi das Cruzes
Diocese of Taubaté
Diocese of São José dos Campos (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950380,000400,00095.0%69571263,01511338430ap1951
1966370,000415,00089.2%61451063,49010559231ap1967
1970420,685460,00091.5%50508,41338ap1971
1976480,356510,43294.1%4743905,3371110055643ap1977
1980631,000701,00090.0%4246887,1701110951245ap1981
1990410,000445,17192.1%3437715,77488929226ap1991
1999467,947525,57789.0%4441855,5052512530230ap2000
2000476,773535,58989.0%4845935,1262413629331ap2001
2001498,742566,75388.0%4749965,1952413525031ap2002
2002487,173573,17385.0%4543885,5362715012133ap2003
2003493,000580,00085.0%4344875,6664112922233ap2004
2004494,000595,21983.0%4747945,2554413021833ap2005
2010567,000666,00085.1%59441035,5045317326437ap2011

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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