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Diocese of Irapuato

Dioecesis Irapuatensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 January 2004
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of León
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Guanajuato
  • Country: México
  • Square Kilometers: 4,775 (1,844 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Juarez 138-407, Apartado 13, 36500 Irapuato, Gto., Mexico
  • Telephone: (462)622-35-47; 622-22-95
  • Fax: 622-36-72

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 January 2004ErectedDiocese of León
Archdiocese of Morelia
Diocese of Irapuato (erected)
25 November 2006Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Irapuato (from San Luis Potosí)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
20041,030,0001,077,66095.6%107431506,8664320465ap2005
20061,077,1101,094,16098.4%112391517,13325016861ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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