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Archdiocese of Guadalajara

Archidioecesis Guadalaiarensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 26 January 1863
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Jalisco
  • Country: México
  • Square Kilometers: 20,827 (8,044 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Occidente
  • Official Web Site: http://www.arquidiocesisgdl.org.mx/
  • Mailing Address: Arzobispado, Apartado 1-331, Calle Liceo 17, 44100 Guadalajara, Jal., México
  • Telephone: (33)3614-55-04
  • Fax: 3658-23-00

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Guadalajara
13 July 1548ErectedDiocese of Michoacán Diocese of Guadalajara (erected)
28 September 1620Territory LostDiocese of Guadalajara Diocese of Durango (erected)
Archdiocese of Guadalajara
26 January 1863ElevatedDiocese of Guadalajara Archdiocese of Guadalajara
26 January 1863Territory LostArchdiocese of Guadalajara Diocese of Zacatecas (erected)
11 December 1881Territory LostArchdiocese of Guadalajara Diocese of Colima (erected)
23 June 1891Territory LostArchdiocese of Guadalajara Diocese of Tepic (erected)
27 August 1899Territory LostArchdiocese of Guadalajara Diocese of Aguascalientes (erected)
28 January 1961Territory LostDiocese of Colima
Archdiocese of Guadalajara
Diocese of Autlán (erected)
25 March 1972Territory LostDiocese of Colima
Archdiocese of Guadalajara
Diocese of Ciudad Guzmán (erected)
25 March 1972Territory LostDiocese of Colima
Archdiocese of Guadalajara
Diocese of San Juan de los Lagos (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Guadalajara
19501,390,0001,410,00098.6%630666961,9971961,507128ap1951
19662,100,0002,150,00097.7%7551629172,2903362,415141ap1967
19702,591,228.0%74122096104302,500161ap1971
19762,235,0002,350,00095.1%6222298512,6264142,442169ap1977
19802,442,0002,599,00094.0%6722509222,6484602,820202ap1981
19904,176,0004,396,00095.0%747908374,98912842,358253ap1991
19995,700,0006,000,00095.0%9064261,3324,27929703,282344ap2000
20005,890,0006,200,00095.0%9174261,3434,38521,0223,365358ap2001
20015,733,0006,300,00091.0%9242861,2104,73827833,633365ap2002
20025,715,0006,300,00090.7%9822881,2704,50028323,387385ap2003
20035,915,0006,500,00091.0%9933481,3414,41018442,893393ap2004
20046,011,0446,600,00091.1%1,0073471,3544,43949973,189399ap2005
20066,164,0006,773,00091.0%9923351,3274,64538512,948419ap2007

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


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