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Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa

Archidioecesis Tegucigalpensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 2 February 1916
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Honduras
  • Square Kilometers: 15,167 (5,858 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://arquidiocesistegucigalpa.org/
  • Mailing Address: Arzobispado, Apartado 106, Colonia Palcartagua, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
  • Telephone: 2236-2849
  • Fax: 2236-2967

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Comayagua
1561ErectedDiocese of Santiago de Guatemala Diocese of Comayagua (erected)
2 February 1916Territory LostDiocese of Comayagua Vicariate Apostolic of San Pedro Sula (erected)
2 February 1916Territory LostDiocese of Comayagua Diocese of Santa Rosa de Copán (erected)
Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa
2 February 1916ElevatedDiocese of Comayagua Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa (Name Changed and Diocese raised to an Archdiocese)
6 March 1949Territory LostArchdiocese of Tegucigalpa Territorial Prelature of Inmaculada Concepción de la B.V.M. en Olancho (erected)
13 March 1963Territory LostArchdiocese of Tegucigalpa Diocese of Comayagua (erected)
8 September 1964Territory LostArchdiocese of Tegucigalpa Territorial Prelature of Choluteca (erected)
19 September 2005Territory LostArchdiocese of Tegucigalpa Diocese of Yoro (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa
1950821,076846,46897.0%34427610,803449741ap1951
1966497,165547,21390.9%2257796,2932128ap1967
1970789,000850,31592.8%1767849,3926714239ap1971
19761,020,0001,122,00090.9%36468212,4394917533ap1977
19801,916,9491,946,14198.5%17597625,2237114641ap1981
19901,255,6181,364,80392.0%25648914,1081696436ap1991
19991,516,6611,849,79682.0%538513810,99019620645ap2000
20001,519,3521,858,70281.7%559615110,061110921050ap2001
20011,621,0001,971,48182.2%589114910,879110424655ap2002
20021,638,0001,992,48182.2%589114910,993110424655ap2003
20031,596,9471,996,18480.0%589315110,575110125548ap2004
20041,601,6372,135,51675.0%67981659,706111638748ap2005
20101,550,0001,801,00086.1%726313511,48146830556ap2011

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


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