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Archdiocese of Hermosillo

Archidioecesis Hermosillensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 13 July 1963
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Sonora
  • Country: México
  • Square Kilometers: 90,959 (35,132 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Noroeste
  • Official Web Site: http://arquidiocesishermosillo.org/
  • Mailing Address: Arzobispado, Apartado 1, Dr. Paliza 81, 83260 Hermosillo, Son., México
  • Telephone: (662)213-21-38; 217-23-39
  • Fax: 213-13-27

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Sonora
7 May 1779ErectedDiocese of Durango Diocese of Sonora (erected)
27 April 1840Territory LostDiocese of Sonora Diocese of California (Two Californias, Both Californias) (erected)
24 May 1883Territory LostDiocese of Sonora Diocese of Sinaloa (erected)
23 June 1891Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Sonora (From Guadalajara (Mexico) to Durango (Mexico))
20 June 1959Territory LostDiocese of Sonora Diocese of Ciudad Obregón (erected)
Diocese of Hermosillo
1 September 1959Name ChangedDiocese of Sonora Diocese of Hermosillo
Archdiocese of Hermosillo
13 July 1963ElevatedDiocese of Hermosillo Archdiocese of Hermosillo

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Sonora
1948324,000360,00090.0%313110,4518529ap1951
Diocese of Hermosillo
Archdiocese of Hermosillo
1966348,000353,00098.6%56566,2141210321ap1967
1968374,220378,00099.0%59596,3421111021ap1971
1976498,110508,36098.0%72726,918716134ap1977
1980572,000590,00096.9%801817,061813037ap1981
1990882,000922,00095.7%7527711,4541815058ap1991
19991,932,0001,992,22997.0%115311816,3721913558ap2000
20001,932,0001,992,40097.0%1121012215,83611614358ap2001
20011,020,0001,052,24096.9%122111337,6691159559ap2002
2002955,5671,052,24090.8%99141138,45611815057ap2003
2003955,5671,052,24090.8%115131287,46511814257ap2004
2004970,3181,067,05190.9%10481128,66311314255ap2005
20061,003,4891,100,32291.2%11381218,29311313558ap2007

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


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