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Diocese of Tocantinópolis

Dioecesis Tocantinopolitanus



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 30 October 1980
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Palmas
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Tocatins
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 47,193 (18,228 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Centro-Oeste
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua XV de Novembro 245, 77900-000 Tocantinopolis, TO, Brazil
  • Telephone: (063)3471-1724
  • Fax: (same)

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Territorial Prelature of Tocantinópolis
20 December 1954ErectedDiocese of Porto Nacional Territorial Prelature of Tocantinópolis (erected)
Diocese of Tocantinópolis
30 October 1980ElevatedTerritorial Prelature of Tocantinópolis Diocese of Tocantinópolis

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Territorial Prelature of Tocantinópolis
1966200,000205,00097.6%111118,18121168ap1967
1970210,000220,00095.5%171712,35221129ap1971
1976280,000300,00093.3%4172113,333201514ap1977
1980225,000240,00093.8%717249,375181619ap1981
Diocese of Tocantinópolis
1990409,000510,00080.2%15183312,393242722ap1991
1999400,000538,00074.3%21123312,1211172424ap2000
2000382,000535,00071.4%21123311,575220824ap2001
2001279,000390,55971.4%2415397,1531253925ap2002
2002292,075389,43475.0%2516417,1231293224ap2003
2004315,000404,60077.9%2314378,5131293326ap2005
2010390,000497,00078.5%2715429,2852234128ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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