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Diocese of Piedras Negras

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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 8 January 2003
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Monterrey
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Coahuila
  • Country: México
  • Square Kilometers: 56,608 (21,864 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesispn.org/
  • Mailing Address: Av. Obispado 107, Col. Tecnologico, 26080 Piedras Negras, Coah., Mexico
  • Telephone: (878)795-5610
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
8 January 2003ErectedDiocese of Saltillo Diocese of Piedras Negras (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
2003478,899549,04087.2%4064610,410107222ap2004
2004440,000550,00080.0%447518,62776426ap2005
2013358,000507,00070.6%5013635,682178732ap2014

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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