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Archdiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca

Archidioecesis Antequerensis

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Suffragan Dioceses

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:
  • 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

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)


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca

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

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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


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