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Archdiocese of Toluca

Archidioecesis Tolucensis

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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 28 September 2019
  • Metropolitan See
  • Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: México
  • Country: México
  • Square Kilometers: 4,815 (1,859 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Metro-Circundante
  • Official Web Site:
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Apartado 82, Portal Reforma 104 Col. Centro, 50000 Toluca, Méx., México
  • Telephone: (722)215-25-35; 215-39-59
  • Fax: 214-69-55

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Diocese of Toluca
4 June 1950ErectedArchdiocese of México (Almoloya Jurez, Coatepec Harinas, Ixtlahuaca, El Oro, Sultepec, Tejupilco, Temoaya, Teenancingo, Tenango dei Valle, Tianguistengo, Toluea, and Valle del Bravo) Diocese of Toluca (erected)
13 January 1964Territory AddedArchdiocese of México (Acambay, Aculeo, Morelos, Polotitlan, Temascalcingo, and Timilpan) Diocese of Toluca
27 October 1964Territory LostDiocese of Acapulco (La Union, Coahuayutla, and Zihuatanejo)
Diocese of Chilapa (Zirandaro, Coyuca-de-Catalan, Pungarabato or Ciudad Altamirano, Cutzamala, Tlapehuala, Tlalchapa, Ajuchitlan, San Miguel Totolapan, and Arcelia)
Diocese of Toluca (Tlatlaya, Amatepec, Tejupilco, Sultepec, Otzoloapan, and Zacazonapan)
Diocese of Tacámbaro (San Lucas and Huetamo)
Diocese of Ciudad Altamirano (erected)
25 February 1966Territory AddedDiocese of Tlalnepantla (Jilotepec and Soyaniquilpan along with Pueblo Nuevo in Villa del Carbón) Diocese of Toluca
5 November 1966Territory LostDiocese of Toluca (Carvajal, Noxtepec, Huayatenco, and Rastrojo Largo (all within Texcatitlân)) Diocese of Ciudad Altamirano
4 October 1968Territory AddedDiocese of Chilapa (Tetcicapán) Diocese of Toluca
15 November 1973Territory AddedDiocese of Ciudad Altamirano (Sultepec and Pozontepec) Diocese of Toluca
3 November 1984Territory LostDiocese of Cuautitlán (Chapa de Mota and Villa del Carbon)
Diocese of Toluca (Atlacomulco, Acambay, Aculeo, El Oro, Ixtlahuaca, Jilotepec, Jiquipilco, Jocotitlán, Morelos, from the diocese of Toluca. Polotitlán, San Felipe del Progreso, Soyaniquilpan, Temascalcingo, and Timilplan)
Diocese of Atlacomulco (erected)
26 November 2009Territory LostDiocese of Toluca (Tenancingo, Almoloya de Alquisiras, Coatepec Harinas, Ixtapan de la Sal, Joquincingo, Malinaico, Ocuilan, Sultepec, Texcaltitlán, Tonatico, Villa Guerrero, Zacualpan, and Zumpahuacán) Diocese of Tenancingo (erected)
Archdiocese of Toluca
28 September 2019ElevatedDiocese of Toluca Archdiocese of Toluca


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Toluca
Archdiocese of Toluca

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


  • Diocese of Toluca
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 42, Page 711, to Page 713
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 56, Page 464, and Page 465
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 58, Page 396, and Page 397
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 60, Page 669, and Page 670
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 68, Page 229, and Page 230
  • Archdiocese of Toluca
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 111, Page 1,513, and Page 1,514


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