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Archdiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca

Archidioecesis Antequerensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 23 June 1891
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Oaxaca
  • Country: México
  • Square Kilometers: 33,648 (12,996 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Pacífico-Sur
  • Official Web Site: http://www.arquidiocesisoaxaca.org/
  • Mailing Address: Leona Vicario 109, Plazuela del Carmen Alto, Centro, Apartado 31, 68000 Oaxaca de Juarez, Oax., Mexico
  • Telephone: (951) 516.4822; 516.5580

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Antequera, Oaxaca
21 June 1535ErectedDiocese of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles) Diocese of Antequera, Oaxaca (erected)
19 March 1539Territory LostDiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca Diocese of Chiapas (Ciudad Real de Chiapas) (erected)
12 February 1546Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca (From Seville (Spain) to Mexico (Mexico))
19 March 1863Territory LostDiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca
Diocese of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles)
Diocese of Veracruz-Jalapa (erected)
23 June 1891Territory LostDiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca Diocese of Tehuantepec (erected)
Archdiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca
23 June 1891ElevatedDiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca Archdiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca
25 April 1902Territory LostArchdiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca
Diocese of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles)
Diocese of Mixtecas (erected)
13 January 1962Territory LostArchdiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca
Archdiocese of Puebla de los Ángeles, Puebla
Diocese of Tehuacán (erected)
8 October 1972Territory LostArchdiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca Territorial Prelature of Huautla (erected)
8 November 2003Territory LostArchdiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca Diocese of Puerto Escondido (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca
1950890,000900,00098.9%125111366,54415120133ap1951
1959976,000991,44098.4%156121685,80912139133ap1960
19661,210,0001,230,00098.4%141171587,65817194112ap1967
19701,300,0001,325,00098.1%142181608,12520120119ap1971
19761,543,1401,593,14096.9%130271579,82831235130ap1977
19801,492,0001,520,00098.2%136261629,209429235112ap1981
19981,768,7211,944,51791.0%139411809,8261852290130ap2000
19991,900,7302,120,00089.7%1473918610,2181952290130ap2002
20021,365,4392,127,16064.2%152391917,1482159290141ap2003
2003942,4391,657,16056.9%126391655,7112159263113ap2004
2004942,4391,657,16056.9%126391655,7112159268113ap2005
20061,132,0001,415,00080.0%137421796,3242661226111ap2007
20121,246,0001,489,00083.7%148331816,8832335229122ap2013

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


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