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Diocese of Zamora

Dioecesis Zamorensis in Mexico



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 26 January 1863
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Morelia
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Michoacán
  • Country: México
  • Square Kilometers: 12,000 (4,635 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Don Vasco
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesiszamora.org.mx/
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Apartado 18, Hidalgo 69 Sur, 59600 Zamora, Mich., México
  • Telephone: (351)512-12-08
  • Fax: 515-40-20

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
26 January 1863ErectedDiocese of Michoacán Diocese of Zamora (erected)
26 July 1913Territory LostArchdiocese of Michoacán
Diocese of Zamora
Diocese of Tacámbaro (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950419,803420,58999.8%16041642,55924324247ap1951
1965450,000500,00090.0%232242561,7576670068ap1967
1968570,000579,62498.3%238182562,2267986273ap1971
1976200,315200,51599.9%26366329608110699272ap1977
19801,215,0001,250,00097.2%220182385,1054075985ap1981
19901,979,9811,990,87199.5%216192358,42551866118ap1991
19991,618,8461,980,00081.8%265252905,58282844121ap2000
20001,618,8461,980,00081.8%269252945,50682844121ap2001
20011,618,8461,980,00081.8%273252985,43282844121ap2002
20101,465,0001,629,00089.9%316343504,18589760140ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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