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Diocese of Torreón

Dioecesis Torreonensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 19 June 1957
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Durango
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Coahuila
  • Country: México
  • Square Kilometers: 22,471 (8,679 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Norte
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesisdetorreon.org/
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Av. Morelos 46 Poniente, 27000 Torreón, Coah., México
  • Telephone: (871)712-52-44; 712-30-43
  • Fax: 716-68-10

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
19 June 1957ErectedDiocese of Saltillo Diocese of Torreón (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966350,000363,00096.4%2423477,4462817014ap1967
1968425,714437,71497.3%3030607,0953615015ap1971
1976660,000725,00091.0%3739768,684391220ap1977
1980810,000900,00090.0%36427810,38414714823ap1981
19901,052,0001,120,00093.9%54429610,95814714529ap1991
19991,096,0001,290,00085.0%78411199,2104515142ap2000
20001,314,0001,460,00090.0%90431339,8795614344ap2001
20011,329,0001,477,00090.0%884112910,3025013144ap2002
20021,453,0001,530,00095.0%933913211,0074215146ap2003
20031,080,0001,120,00096.4%94421367,9414618046ap2004
2004620,244775,30580.0%90481384,4945216149ap2005
2010694,034867,54380.0%98371355,1404010466ap2011

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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