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Diocese of Tuxpan

Dioecesis Tuxpaniensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 9 June 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Jalapa (Xalapa)
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Veracruz
  • Country: México
  • Square Kilometers: 19,000 (7,338 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Golfo
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesistuxpan.mx/
  • Mailing Address: Avda Independencia 56, Col. La Rivera, 92870 Tuxpan, Ver., México
  • Telephone: (783)834-97-70
  • Fax: 834-16-36

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
9 June 1962ErectedDiocese of Huejutla
Diocese of Papantla
Diocese of Tulancingo
Diocese of Tampico
Diocese of Tuxpan (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1965521,684543,64796.0%373714,0994025ap1967
1968607,084642,13494.5%454513,4905127ap1971
1976696,207732,84995.0%464615,1343228ap1977
1980724,000762,00095.0%484815,0833930ap1981
1990961,0001,023,00093.9%494919,61234637ap1991
19991,250,0001,500,00083.3%737317,12336546ap2000
20001,300,0001,800,00072.2%757517,33336848ap2001
20011,300,0002,000,00065.0%777716,88336848ap2002
20021,380,0002,000,00069.0%787817,69236848ap2003
20031,600,0002,000,00080.0%808020,00034349ap2004
20041,400,0002,005,00069.8%868616,27932551ap2005
20101,250,0002,055,00060.8%949413,29712159ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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