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Diocese of Veracruz

Dioecesis Verae Crucis



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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: 9,000 (3,476 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Golfo
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesisdeveracruz.org/
  • Mailing Address: Insurgentes Veracruzanos 470, 91700 Veracruz, Ver., México
  • Telephone: (229)931-24-13
  • Fax: 932-20-26

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
9 June 1962ErectedDiocese of San Andrés Tuxtla Archdiocese of Jalapa (Xalapa) (erected)
Diocese of Veracruz (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966455,000495,00091.9%3016469,891161623ap1967
1970604,000630,00095.9%31205111,8432217024ap1971
1976660,000700,00094.3%42226410,3122425031ap1977
1980684,000798,00085.7%4722699,9132425031ap1981
19901,205,0001,285,00093.8%47247116,9712420638ap1991
19993,038,0803,167,90095.9%782410229,7852422366ap2000
20002,035,0002,200,00092.5%862411018,50082422368ap2001
20012,035,0002,200,00092.5%822410619,19882422368ap2002
20022,035,0002,200,00092.5%853411917,10083418369ap2003
20032,035,0002,200,00092.5%873412116,81884018870ap2004
20041,800,0002,000,00090.0%893412314,63484018270ap2005
20101,894,0002,105,00090.0%1022712914,682103415472ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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