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Diocese of Machiques

Dioecesis Machiquesensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 9 April 2011
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Maracaibo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Venezuela
  • Square Kilometers: 25,300 (9,772 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Residencia Episcopal, Plaza Bolivar, Avda Santa Teresa con Calle Sucre, Machiques 4021, Edo. Zulia, Venezuela
  • Telephone: (0263)473.28.06

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Machiques
26 May 1943ErectedDiocese of Zulia Vicariate Apostolic of Machiques (erected)
Diocese of Machiques
9 April 2011ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Machiques Diocese of Machiques

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Machiques
195044,36147,01194.4%10104,43615176ap1951
196691,38994,69196.5%311146,527154611ap1967
197092,40098,50093.8%510156,160174612ap1971
1976125,000150,00083.3%418225,681274213ap1977
1980145,000174,00083.3%320236,304364113ap1981
1990200,000245,00081.6%221238,695304017ap1991
1999225,000250,00090.0%4101416,0711123010ap2000
2000225,000250,00090.0%491317,3073193110ap2001
2001220,000260,00084.6%4101415,7141143012ap2002
2002220,000260,00084.6%5131812,2221233312ap2003
2003230,000275,00083.6%7132011,5001253512ap2004
2004250,000290,00086.2%9101913,1571183814ap2005
2010282,000325,00086.8%1282014,1001143817ap2011
Diocese of Machiques
2013295,000340,00086.8%1472114,0471113517ap2014
2016297,500361,10082.4%1541915,657153017ap2017
2019315,000386,15081.6%1421619,687162517ap2020

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


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