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Catholic - attend at least monthly France 20,250,000 36.00% - - 1985 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990); pg. 266, 269. Pg. 266: "using the ISV [International Study of Values, 1981] and ISSP [International Social Survey Project, 1985] surveys... "; Pg. 269: "...proportion of men & women over 35 who attend Mass at least once a month... France, 45%; Hungary, 12%. " [Austria: 45% * est. 80% of pop. which is Catholic, (or est. 45 million) = 36% of total pop. attending mass monthly]
Catholic - attend at least monthly Germany, West - 26.80% - - 1985 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990); pg. 266, 269. Pg. 266: "using the ISV [International Study of Values, 1981] and ISSP [International Social Survey Project, 1985] surveys... "; Pg. 269: "...proportion of men & women over 35 who attend Mass at least once a month... BRD [West Germany], 67%; the Netherlands, 67%... " [BRD: 67% * est. 40% of pop. which is Catholic, = 26.8% of total pop. attending mass monthly]
Catholic - attend at least monthly Hungary 840,000 8.00% - - 1985 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990); pg. 266, 269. Pg. 266: "using the ISV [International Study of Values, 1981] and ISSP [International Social Survey Project, 1985] surveys... "; Pg. 269: "...proportion of men & women over 35 who attend Mass at least once a month... France, 45%; Hungary, 12%. " [Austria: 12% * est. 67% of pop. which is Catholic, (or est. 7 million) = 8% of total pop. attending mass monthly]
Catholic - attend at least monthly Ireland 2,850,000 90.25% - - 1985 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990); pg. 266, 269. Pg. 266: "using the ISV [International Study of Values, 1981] and ISSP [International Social Survey Project, 1985] surveys... "; Pg. 269: "...the proportion of men & women over 35 who attend Mass at least once a month... Ireland, 95%; Northern Ireland, 93%... " [Ireland: 95% * est. 95% of pop. which is Catholic, (or 3 million) = 90.25% of total pop. attending mass monthly]
Catholic - attend at least monthly Italy - 47.70% - - 1985 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990); pg. 266, 269. Pg. 266: "using the ISV [International Study of Values, 1981] and ISSP [International Social Survey Project, 1985] surveys... "; Pg. 269: "...proportion of men & women over 35 who attend Mass at least once a month... Belgium, 60%; Italy, 53%... " [Italy: 53% * est. 90% of pop. which is Catholic = 47.7% of total pop. attending mass monthly]
Catholic - attend at least monthly Netherlands 3,350,000 24.12% - - 1985 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990); pg. 266, 269. Pg. 266: "using the ISV [International Study of Values, 1981] and ISSP [International Social Survey Project, 1985] surveys... "; Pg. 269: "...proportion of men & women over 35 who attend Mass at least once a month... BRD [West Germany], 67%; the Netherlands, 67%... " [Netherlands: 67% * est. 36% of pop. which is Catholic, (or est. 5 million) = 24.12% of total pop. attending mass monthly]
Catholic - attend at least monthly New Zealand 230,000 6.90% - - 1985 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990); pg. 266, 269. Pg. 266: "using the ISV [International Study of Values, 1981] and ISSP [International Social Survey Project, 1985] surveys... "; Pg. 269: "...proportion of men & women over 35 who attend Mass at least once a month... Austria, 49%; New Zealand, 46%... " [Austria: 46% * est. 15% of pop. which is Catholic, (or est. 500,000) = 38.22% of total pop. attending mass monthly]
Catholic - attend at least monthly Spain 30,030,000 76.23% - - 1985 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990); pg. 266, 269. Pg. 266: "using the ISV [International Study of Values, 1981] and ISSP [International Social Survey Project, 1985] surveys... "; Pg. 269: "...proportion of men & women over 35 who attend Mass at least once a month... Spain, 77%; the United States, 75%... " [Spain: 77% * est. 99% of pop. which is Catholic, (or est. 39 million) = 76.23% of total pop. attending mass monthly]
Catholic - attend at least monthly United Kingdom: Great Britain - 6.00% - - 1985 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990); pg. 266, 269. Pg. 266: "using the ISV [International Study of Values, 1981] and ISSP [International Social Survey Project, 1985] surveys... "; Pg. 269: "...proportion of men & women over 35 who attend Mass at least once a month... Canada, 66%; Great Britain, 60%; Australia, 60%... " [Great Britain: 60% * est. 10% of pop. which is Catholic, = 6% of total pop. attending mass monthly]
Catholic - attend at least monthly United Kingdom: Northern Ireland 465,000 31.62% - - 1985 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990); pg. 266, 269. Pg. 266: "using the ISV [International Study of Values, 1981] and ISSP [International Social Survey Project, 1985] surveys... "; Pg. 269: "...the proportion of men & women over 35 who attend Mass at least once a month... Ireland, 95%; Northern Ireland, 93%... " [Northern Ireland: 93% * est. 34% of pop. which is Catholic, (or est. 500,000) = 31.62% of total pop. attending mass monthly]
Catholic - attend at least monthly USA - 16.91% - - 1947 Glazer, Nathan. American Judaism (Second Edition); Chicago: University of Chicago Press (1972); pg. 114. "In 1947, a national public opinion poll had shown that 18% of Jewish respondents attended service once a month (the comparative figures were 65% for Protestants and 85% for Catholics). " [Other sources show Catholic U.S. pop. for 1948 at 19.9%; 19.9% * 85% = 16.92%]
Catholic - attend at least monthly USA 37,500,000 18.75% - - 1985 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990); pg. 266, 269. Pg. 266: "using the ISV [International Study of Values, 1981] and ISSP [International Social Survey Project, 1985] surveys... "; Pg. 269: "...proportion of men & women over 35 who attend Mass at least once a month... Spain, 77%; the United States, 75%... " [USA: 75% * est. 25% of pop. which is Catholic, (or est. 55 million) = 18.75% of total pop. attending mass monthly]
Catholic - attend at least monthly USA - 18.75% - - 1994 Neusner, Jacob (ed). World Religions in America: An Introduction; Louisville, KY: Westminster/John Knox Press (1994); pg. 94. "About a quarter of the American population is Catholic; of this number, half attend church regularly (at least several times a month) and another quarter attend at least once a month. " [50% + 25% = 75% "churchgoers. " 75% * 25% = 18.75% of U.S. pop.]
Catholic - attend at least monthly world - - - - 1985 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990); pg. 266, 269. Pg. 266: "using the ISV [International Study of Values, 1981] and ISSP [International Social Survey Project, 1985] surveys... "; Pg. 269: "As a rough indicator of how people relate to their religious heritage (tenacity of affiliation) we propose the proportion of men and women over thirty-five who attend Mass at least once a month... Ireland, 95%; Northern Ireland, 93%; Spain, 77%; the United States, 75%; BRD [West Germany], 67%; the Netherlands, 67%; Canada, 66%; Great Britain, 60%; Australia, 60%; Belgium, 60%; Italy, 53%; Austria, 49%; New Zealand, 46%; France, 45%; Hungary, 12%. "
Catholic - attend regularly Costa Rica - 20.00% - - 1998 Daling, Tjabel. Costa Rica: A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture (In Focus series), Brooklyn, New York: Interlink Books (1998); pg. 53. "Fewer than 20% of Costa Ricans attend mass regularly, and Sunday is rather more an occasion for the beach or other leisure pursuits. Many Ticos also adhere to the principle of personalismo; they go to church if they like the priest, and if they don't, they stay away. Women attend church more often then [sic] men, most males only going to church for baptisms, weddings, and funerals. "
Catholic - attend regularly France 9,060,000 - - - 1975 Norbrook, Dominique. Passport to France. New York: Franklin Watts (1986); pg. 26. "Religions: The government does not officially recognize any church, but the largest is the Roman Catholic Church, which had an estimated 45.3 million members in the mid-1970s, though less than one-fifth were regular church attenders. "
Catholic - attend regularly France 9,120,000 16.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 160-161. "Location: France; Population: About 57 million "; "About 80% of the French population is Roman Catholic, although fewer than one-fifth of Catholics attend church regularly. "
Catholic - attend regularly Italy 18,621,900 32.67% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 160-161. "Location: Italy; Population: About 57 million "; "Italy is an overwhelmingly Catholic country: 99% of Italians describe themselves as Roman Catholics, although the extent and nature of religious observance vary widely. It is estimated that only about one-third of Italian Catholics attend mass regularly. "
Catholic - attend regularly Italy 17,250,000 30.00% - - 1999 Bonomi, Kathryn. Italy (series: Major World Nations). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999); pg. 113. "Although 83% of Italians call themselves Catholics, only 30% attend mass regularly. "
Catholic - attend regularly Portugal 3,465,000 33.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 312. "Location: Portugal; Population: 10.5 million "; "The overwhelming majority of Portuguese (97%) are Roman Catholics, and Catholicism is the center of Portuguese life... While only about a third of the population attends church regularly, almost all Portuguese are baptized and married within the church and receive its last rites when they die. Religious observance is greater in the northern part of the country than in the south. "
Catholic - attend regularly Uruguay 909,900 30.00% - - 1990 Morrison, Marion. Uruguay (series: Enchantment of the World). Chicago: Children's Press (1992); pg. 116-117. "Population: 3,033,000 (1990 estimate)... Uruguay has no official religion. Some 60% of the population follows Roman Catholicism, but less than half of the adults attend church regularly. "
Catholic - attend regularly USA 28,000,000 14.00% - - 1992 Chalfant, H. Paul, et al. Religion in Contemporary Society (3rd Ed.); Itasca, Illinois: F.E. Peacock Publishers (1994); pg. 441. "...national opinion polls (NORC, 1992)... just under one-half of Catholics report regular attendance. "; [other sources indicate 1992 Roman Catholics in U.S. at 56 million, or 28% of pop.]
Catholic - attend weekly Ireland 3,240,000 90.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 194-195. "Location: Ireland; Population: 3.6 million "; Pg. 195: "Ireland is a staunchly Catholic country. Roman Catholics account for about 95% of Ireland's population, and nearly 90% of the Irish people attend mass every week. Pilgrimages to shrines and holy places at home and abroad attrct tens of thousands annually. Catholicism is strongly woven into the fabric of Irish life, influencing its laws, education, architecture, and daily life... "
Catholic - attend weekly Netherlands 821,000 - - - 1989 *LINK* Website: Radboud University; webpage: "Statistics of r.-k. the parishes " (Translation: "Statistics of Roman Catholic parishes ") (webpage translated from Dutch to English using AltaVista Babelfish) (viewed 2 April 2005) Table 7 - numbers of kerkgangers during the ordinary telweekends in 1989.,1995.,1999 and 2000, as well as the number of kerkgangers with kerstmis 1995 and 2000 and with Easter 1989.,1999 and 2004: church pace in average weekend
Catholic - attend weekly Netherlands 570,000 - - - 1995 *LINK* Website: Radboud University; webpage: "Statistics of r.-k. the parishes " (Translation: "Statistics of Roman Catholic parishes ") (webpage translated from Dutch to English using AltaVista Babelfish) (viewed 2 April 2005) Table 7 - numbers of kerkgangers during the ordinary telweekends in 1989.,1995.,1999 and 2000, as well as the number of kerkgangers with kerstmis 1995 and 2000 and with Easter 1989.,1999 and 2004: church pace in average weekend
Catholic - attend weekly Netherlands 497,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Website: Radboud University; webpage: "Statistics of r.-k. the parishes " (Translation: "Statistics of Roman Catholic parishes ") (webpage translated from Dutch to English using AltaVista Babelfish) (viewed 2 April 2005) Table 7 - numbers of kerkgangers during the ordinary telweekends in 1989.,1995.,1999 and 2000, as well as the number of kerkgangers with kerstmis 1995 and 2000 and with Easter 1989.,1999 and 2004: church pace in average weekend
Catholic - attend weekly Netherlands 439,000 - - - 2000 *LINK* Website: Radboud University; webpage: "Statistics of r.-k. the parishes " (Translation: "Statistics of Roman Catholic parishes ") (webpage translated from Dutch to English using AltaVista Babelfish) (viewed 2 April 2005) Table 7 - numbers of kerkgangers during the ordinary telweekends in 1989.,1995.,1999 and 2000, as well as the number of kerkgangers with kerstmis 1995 and 2000 and with Easter 1989.,1999 and 2004: church pace in average weekend
Catholic - attend weekly Poland 29,700,000 90.00% - - 1986 Sandak, Cass R. Poland. New York: Franklin Watts (1986); pg. 1, 13-14. Pg. 1: "population of 33 million... "; pg. 13: "Today the Church is a strong voice raised against the official atheism tht is the policy of the Communist government. No other Communist country has such a deeply ingrained religious faith: on any given Sunday, close to 90% of the Polish population goes to church. "
Catholic - attend weekly United Kingdom: Scotland 363,000 10.00% - - 1981 *LINK* web site: "BBC Scotland: State of the Nation Database " (1998) "the Roman Catholic church... measures those who attended mass on the last Sunday of November, the percentage of the adult population who did in 1981 was 10%, in 1991 7%, and in 1996 6.3%. " [Also data in table]
Catholic - attend weekly United Kingdom: Scotland 272,000 7.00% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "BBC Scotland: State of the Nation Database " (1998) "the Roman Catholic church... measures those who attended mass on the last Sunday of November, the percentage of the adult population who did in 1981 was 10%, in 1991 7%, and in 1996 6.3%. " [Also data in table]
Catholic - attend weekly United Kingdom: Scotland 248,000 6.30% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "BBC Scotland: State of the Nation Database " (1998) "the Roman Catholic church... measures those who attended mass on the last Sunday of November, the percentage of the adult population who did in 1981 was 10%, in 1991 7%, and in 1996 6.3%. " [Also data in table]
Catholic - attend weekly USA - - - - 1955 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 259-260. "Finally, subsequent to Vatican II there was a substantial decline in the proportion of Catholics attending mass during any given week. During the 1950s more than 70 percent of American Catholics claimed weekly attendance at mass. This continued into the early 1960s--71 percent told the Gallup Poll in 1964 that they had been to church within the past seven days. But the next year, attendance at mass began a decline that continued until 1978, when it stabilized at slightly more than 50 percent (D'Antonio et al. 1989). "
Catholic - attend weekly USA - 16.28% - - 1958 Podell, Janet (ed.). Religion in American Life; New York: H. W. Wilson Company (1987); pg. 15. "Declines in religious participation were striking, from 74% of Catholics attending mass weekly in 1958 to 51% in 1982. " [Elsewhere Roman Cath. % of total pop. 1950s 22%. This times 74% yields 16.28% of total pop. is RCs who attend weekly.]
Catholic - attend weekly USA 26,657,760 16.87% - - 1958 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983); pg. 448. "There has been an especially sharp decline in the numbers of Roman Catholics who go to church weekly: 52% in 1978, as compared to 74% in 1958 (Public Opinion, 1979). " Pg. 447: Chart shows Protestant reported attendance, 1978, at 40%. [Other sources: 1958 R.C. total pop.: 36,024,000; 22.8% of U.S. pop.]
Catholic - attend weekly USA 26,000,000 12.53% - - 1978 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983); pg. 448. "There has been an especially sharp decline in the numbers of Roman Catholics who go to church weekly: 52% in 1978, as compared to 74% in 1958 (Public Opinion, 1979). " Pg. 447: Chart shows Protestant reported attendance, 1978, at 40%. [Other sources: 1978 R.C. total pop.: 50 million, or 24% of U.S. pop.]
Catholic - attend weekly USA - 13.26% - - 1982 Podell, Janet (ed.). Religion in American Life; New York: H. W. Wilson Company (1987); pg. 15. "Declines in religious participation were striking, from 74% of Catholics attending mass weekly in 1958 to 51% in 1982. " [Elsewhere Roman Cath. % of total pop. 1982 - 26%. This times 51% yields 13.26% of total pop. is RCs who attend weekly.]
Catholic - attend weekly USA - 6.44% - - 1993 Reeves, Thomas C. The Empty Church: Does Organized Religion Matter Anymore? Simon & Schuster: New York, NY (1998); pg. 63. 1993 study by sociologists Mark Chaves and Kirk Hadaway "concluded that only 19.6% of Protestants and 28% of Catholics were in church on any given week. " [23% of U.S. pop. Catholic, times 28% attendance]
Catholic - attend weekly USA - - - - 1999 *LINK* Tucker, Earnest. "Students of many faiths to spread PB&J to Uptown " in Chicago Sun-Times, 1 Oct. 1999 (v. online 6 Oct. 1999). "The findings come from a survey of parishes by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate, affiliated with Georgetown University. The survey said lay ministers outnumber priests in every region of the nation. The center's report said the average U.S. Catholic parish consists of 850 households and 2,000 individuals, among whom about 40 percent attend weekly Mass. "
Catholic - Augustinian world - - - - 1981 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 77. "Augustinians. The Order of St. Augustine (OSA) or Austin Friars, Roman Catholic Mendicant Friars, became a religious order by unions (1244, 1256) of hermit groups using the Rule of St. Augustine. In the early seventeenth century two branches arose: Augustinian Recollects (OAR) and Discalced (Barefoot) Augustinians (OAD). There are also communities of Augustinian nuns. "
Catholic - Augustinian world 4,500 - - 45
countries
1999 *LINK* Walsh, Michael. Web page: "The Augustinians - at a glance " (viewed 10 April 1999); "This page was last modified on February 6, 1999. Michael (Sahara) Walsh built it. " "We number just under 3,000 friars in Algeria, Argentina, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, England, Equador, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Panama, Peru, the Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Scotland, Spain, Tanzania, the U.S.A., Uruguay, Vatican City, Venezuela, and Zaire. About 1,500 women are in Augustinian enclosed convents in Bolivia, Chile, Equador, Italy, Kenya, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, Panama, Peru, the Philippines, Spain, Switzerland, and the U.S.A. "
Catholic - Belarussian Catholic Church world 30,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Zuck, Jon. "Unofficial Home Page of The One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church " (last updated 21 Mar. 1999). "...Catholic Church... Eastern Churches, Eastern Rites, Greek Catholics, 'Uniate' Churches c. 16,700,000 combined... Byzantine Rites: Albanian Catholic Church 1,405; Belarussian Catholic Church c. 30,000... "
Catholic - Benedictine world - - - - 1981 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 95. "Benedictines. Roman Catholic monks following the rule and spirit of St. Benedict (d. ca. 547), noted for moderate ascetism... They were leaders in Christianizing western Europe and furthering culture... Although in recent centuries kindred monasteries have joined in congregations, each monastery remains autonomous. The Order of St. Benedict (OSB) is a loose confederation, with no judicial ties, of these congregations. Benedictine nuns follow the rule and spirit of St. Benedict. "
Catholic - bishops Argentina 56 - - - 1977 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Argentina 67 - - - 1982 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Argentina 69 - - - 1987 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Argentina 77 - - - 1992 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Argentina 83 - - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Bolivia 16 - - - 1977 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Bolivia 19 - - - 1982 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Bolivia 20 - - - 1987 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Bolivia 52 - - - 1992 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Bolivia 30 - - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Brazil 228 - - - 1977 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Brazil 239 - - - 1982 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Brazil 305 - - - 1987 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Brazil 313 - - - 1992 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Brazil 308 - - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Chile 24 - - - 1977 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Chile 23 - - - 1982 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Chile 29 - - - 1987 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Chile 35 - - - 1992 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Chile 32 - - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Colombia 43 - - - 1977 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Colombia 45 - - - 1982 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "
Catholic - bishops Colombia 57 - - - 1987 *LINK* web site: "Religion in Latin America " (Providence College); web page: "Statistics " (viewed 14 Aug. 1999). [Orig. source: Catholic Almanac (various years); "Tables courtesy of Anthony Gill " Table 5: "Catholic Bishops and Parishes in South America "


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