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Diocese of Aguascalientes

Dioecesis de Aguas Calientes



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 27 August 1899
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Guadalajara
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Aguascalientes
  • Country: México
  • Square Kilometers: 11,200 (4,326 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Occidente
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Apartado 167, Venustiano Carranza 106, 20000 Aguascalientes, Ags., Mexico
  • Telephone: (449) 915-32-61
  • Fax: 916-33-12

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
27 August 1899ErectedArchdiocese of Guadalajara Diocese of Aguascalientes (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1948257,804260,50099.0%10771142,261733721ap1951
1958265,000266,90899.3%134111451,82733022ap1960
1963313,000314,09799.7%137131502,0864937024ap1967
1970438,936440,93699.5%136141502,9265947427ap1971
1976535,000540,93698.9%135161513,5434253533ap1977
1980549,000555,00098.9%131181493,6846951136ap1981
19901,005,5001,026,00098.0%159231825,5246453864ap1991
19991,452,5001,475,00098.5%211422535,7419759179ap2000
20001,472,5001,495,00098.5%214452595,6859959579ap2001
20011,472,5001,495,00098.5%225452705,4539959579ap2002
20021,503,5001,525,00098.6%216472635,7168263589ap2003
20031,527,5001,550,00098.5%220472675,7209564890ap2004
20041,557,0001,580,00098.5%236352715,7456865594ap2005
20061,599,0001,622,00098.6%232612935,45719067099ap2007
20121,665,7951,709,23097.5%267393065,443157669108ap2013

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


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