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Diocese of Ciudad Obregón

Dioecesis Civitatis Obregonensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 20 June 1959
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Hermosillo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Sonora
  • Country: México
  • Square Kilometers: 88,350 (34,125 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Noroeste
  • Mailing Address: Sonora 166 Norte, 85000 Ciudad Obregón, Son., México
  • Telephone: (644)413.20.98
  • Fax: 414.99.94

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
20 June 1959ErectedDiocese of Sonora Diocese of Ciudad Obregón (erected)
25 April 1966Territory LostArchdiocese of Chihuahua
Diocese of Ciudad Juárez
Diocese of Ciudad Obregón
Territorial Prelature of Madera (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1965400,000400,000100.0%27134010,0003113423ap1967
1968493,587500,00098.7%30154510,9682916623ap1971
1976605,000625,00096.8%4395211,6342215629ap1977
1980776,000828,00093.7%5296112,72112715627ap1981
19901,080,0001,152,00093.8%67198612,55813314551ap1991
19991,552,0001,750,00088.7%792610514,78013610550ap2000
20001,552,0001,750,00088.7%822610814,37013610550ap2001
2001835,000950,00087.9%107141216,9001299056ap2002
2002830,000955,00086.9%104171216,85912713856ap2003
2003845,000980,00086.2%115171326,40112715558ap2004
2004862,000999,60086.2%113161296,68212516858ap2005
2006889,0001,031,00086.2%116171336,68413315758ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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