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Diocese of Tlaxcala

Dioecesis Tlaxcalensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 23 May 1959
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Puebla de los Angeles, Puebla
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Tlaxcala
  • Country: México
  • Square Kilometers: 4,060 (1,568 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Oriente
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Apartado 84, Lardizábal 45, 90000 Tlaxcala, Tlax., México
  • Telephone: (246)462-32-43
  • Fax: 462-07-39

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
23 May 1959ErectedArchdiocese of México
Archdiocese of Puebla de los Angeles, Puebla
Diocese of Tlaxcala (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966360,000370,00097.3%6316794,55612542ap1967
1970416,608.0%65168102017642ap1971
1976576,000600,00096.0%6924936,193349246ap1977
1980629,000641,00098.1%7913926,8362312548ap1981
1990609,000691,00088.1%100201205,0754024560ap1991
1999885,430952,07693.0%129201495,94212729564ap2000
2000899,053968,34292.8%120201406,42114237164ap2001
2001898,000968,34292.7%129201496,02613637264ap2002
2002846,877962,64688.0%125151406,04912136062ap2003
2003989,0001,025,01596.5%132241566,33913436162ap2004
2004990,0201,040,11195.2%137221596,22613235964ap2005
20101,055,0001,077,00098.0%149211706,20513735276ap2011

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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