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Diocese of La Ceiba

Dioecesis Ceibensis

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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 30 December 2011
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of San Pedro Sula
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Honduras
  • Square Kilometers: 4,251 (1,641 Square Miles)
  • Description: Civil Departments: Atlàntida e Islas de la Bahia
  • Official Web Site:
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Calle Muelle de Cabotaje, Desvio al Dique, Panaderia Cuquis, Contiguo a Residencial Angel, La Ceiba, Atlantida, Honduras
  • Telephone: 9430-0581

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

30 December 2011ErectedDiocese of San Pedro Sula (Atlántida and Islas de la Bahía) Diocese of La Ceiba (erected)
26 January 2023Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Gracias (from Tegucigalpa)
Diocese of La Ceiba (from Tegucigalpa)
Diocese of Santa Rosa de Copán (from Tegucigalpa)
Diocese of Trujillo (from Tegucigalpa)
Diocese of Yoro (from Tegucigalpa)


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


  • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 104, Page 85, and Page 86


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