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Diocese of Uruguaiana

Dioecesis Uruguaianensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Aloísio Alberto Dilli, O.F.M., Bishop
  • Ângelo Domingos Salvador, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 15 August 1910
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Santa Maria
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Rio Grande do Sul
  • Country: Brazil
  • Square Kilometers: 38,795 (14,984 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sul III
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Rua Santana 2612, 97510-490 Uruguaiana, RS, Brazil
  • Telephone: (055)3412-1246
  • Fax: 3412-1486

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
15 August 1910ErectedDiocese of São Pedro do Rio Grande do Sul Diocese of Uruguaiana (erected)
25 June 1960Territory LostDiocese of Pelotas
Diocese of Uruguaiana
Diocese of Bagé (erected)
22 May 1961Territory LostDiocese of Uruguaiana Diocese of Santo Ângelo (erected)
13 April 2010Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Uruguaiana (from Porto Alegre)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1949600,000641,71993.5%3343767,8949728533ap1951
1962200,000280,39071.3%206267,692161389ap1967
1968320,000350,00091.4%931226,6661416910ap1971
1976270,000310,00087.1%272710,0002911011ap1977
1980349,000403,00086.6%2532812,4642126712ap1981
1990388,000426,00091.1%2122316,86951111512ap1991
1999375,000470,00079.8%2532813,392299413ap2000
2000385,000480,00080.2%2522714,259267715ap2001
2001398,000450,76888.3%2432714,740277115ap2002
2002398,000450,76888.3%2432714,740177215ap2003
2003398,000450,76888.3%2432714,740177916ap2004
2004323,062434,88774.3%2012115,383188116ap2005
2010348,000467,00074.5%2122315,130176116ap2011

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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