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Diocese of Linares

Dioecesis Linarinus



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 30 April 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Monterrey
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Nuevo León
  • Country: México
  • Square Kilometers: 33,453 (12,921 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Noreste
  • Mailing Address: Morelos y Antonio de Jesús Sacedón, Apartado 70, 67700 Linares, N.L., México
  • Telephone: (821)2-00-54
  • Fax: 2-07-50

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
30 April 1962ErectedArchdiocese of Monterrey Diocese of Linares (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1965223,100230,00097.0%171713,1235110ap1967
1968228,100240,00095.0%202011,4055211ap1971
1976280,000305,00091.8%282810,0005913ap1977
1980287,000314,00091.4%262611,0387413ap1981
1990390,000420,00092.9%333311,8185114ap1991
1999202,210238,40684.8%352375,46524521ap2000
2000202,210238,21084.9%392414,93125921ap2001
2001202,210238,21084.9%332355,77725521ap2002
2002222,431262,03184.9%342366,17825521ap2003
2003244,674288,23484.9%372396,27345521ap2004
2004269,141317,05784.9%362387,08245821ap2005

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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