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Diocese of Yopal

Dioecesis Yopalensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Misael Vacca Ramirez, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 29 October 1999
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Tunja
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Colombia
  • Square Kilometers: 17,725 (6,846 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Casa Episcopal, Calle 8 N. 21-85, Yopal [Casanare], Columbia
  • Telephone: (8)6356.269
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
29 October 1999ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Casanare (suppressed) Diocese of Yopal (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999171,200220,00077.8%14ap2000
2000192,450232,90882.6%276335,831264720ap2001
2001199,185241,06082.6%316375,383264620ap2002
2002204,000247,27382.5%325375,5132104020ap2003
2003206,680320,00064.6%347415,040274620ap2004
2004242,000328,93773.6%397465,260273821ap2005
2010273,640291,00094.0%434475,822863527ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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