Posts Tagged ‘Annuarium Statisticum Ecclesiae’

1.6 million more Filipino Catholics

Thursday, April 21st, 2022
Filipinos baptised in 2020

The Catholic Church in the Philippines registered more than 1.6 million baptisms in 2020, the highest number in the world. The figures come from the 2022 edition of the Annuario Pontificio (Pontifical Yearbook) and the 2020 Annuarium Statisticum Ecclesiae (Statistical Yearbook of the Church), compiled by the Vatican’s Central Office of Church Statistics. The yearbook Read more

Number of Catholics worldwide rose by 16 million in 2020

Monday, February 14th, 2022

According to statistics released on Friday by the Vatican, the number of Catholics worldwide increased by an estimated 16 million in 2020 to 1.36 billion. The rise was in line with global population growth in the year that the coronavirus pandemic swept the planet, reported Vatican News, the online news portal of the Holy See. Read more