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Diocese of Ciudad Altamirano

Dioecesis Civitatis Altamirensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 27 October 1964
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Acapulco
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Guerrero
  • Country: México
  • Square Kilometers: 16,000 (6,180 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sur
  • Mailing Address: Benito Juárez 205 Oriente, Apdo. 17, 40660 Ciudad Altamirano, Gro., México
  • Telephone: (767)672-00-37
  • Fax: 672-17-74

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
27 October 1964ErectedDiocese of Acapulco
Diocese of Chilapa
Diocese of Tacámbaro
Diocese of Toluca
Diocese of Ciudad Altamirano (erected)
11 October 1985Territory LostDiocese of Apatzingán
Diocese of Ciudad Altamirano
Diocese of Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966290,000300,00096.7%35358,2851936ap1967
1968349,000350,00099.7%39398,9482828ap1971
1976345,000350,00098.6%38389,0783326ap1977
1980550,000557,00098.7%393914,1023028ap1981
1990654,000682,00095.9%4234514,53333726ap1991
1998650,000676,00096.2%5035312,26439125ap2000
1999660,000690,00095.7%5235512,00068326ap2002
2002538,535633,25085.0%585638,54859125ap2003
2003676,100690,00098.0%5746111,08349627ap2004
2004863,000890,00097.0%5856313,69859629ap2005
2006885,000913,00096.9%7177811,346228028ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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