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Diocese of Santa Rosa de Copán

Dioecesis Sanctae Rosae de Copán



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 2 February 1916
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Honduras
  • Square Kilometers: 9,896 (3,822 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, 2a Calle N.E. 122, Santa Rosa de Copán, Honduras
  • Telephone: 2662.00.61
  • Fax: 2662.11.63

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
2 February 1916ErectedDiocese of Comayagua Vicariate Apostolic of San Pedro Sula (erected)
Diocese of Santa Rosa de Copán (erected)
27 April 2021Territory LostDiocese of Santa Rosa de Copán Diocese of Gracias (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950215260620ap1951
1966619,905641,25196.7%26144015,497172926ap1967
1970650,500674,30096.5%25204514,455233225ap1971
1976791,194814,92297.1%19193820,820203427ap1977
1978876,675900,97997.3%19193823,070214227ap1981
1990944,000994,00095.0%25234819,666355626ap1991
1999919,054989,95092.8%31215217,674224536ap2000
2000909,1431,142,05479.6%37215815,674224736ap2001
2001912,1481,142,05479.9%36215716,002224837ap2002
2002913,6431,142,05480.0%39185716,028195438ap2003
20031,050,6891,142,05492.0%38185618,762195338ap2004
20041,028,7871,143,09790.0%35165120,172175339ap2005
20101,160,0001,289,00090.0%50106019,333115242ap2011
20141,229,0001,402,00087.7%53156818,073173744ap2015
20171,297,9401,481,04087.6%60137317,7801146848ap2018
2021969,134.0%37155201527bul:27Apr2021

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


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