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Diocese of Apatzingán

Dioecesis Apatzinganiensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 30 April 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Morelia
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Michoacán
  • Country: México
  • Square Kilometers: 13,102 (5,060 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Don Vasco
  • Mailing Address: Apartado 100, Calle Esteban Baca Calderon 1, 60600 Apatzingan, Mich., Mexico
  • Telephone: (453)534-17-87
  • Fax: 534-22-26

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
30 April 1962ErectedDiocese of Colima
Diocese of Tacámbaro
Diocese of Apatzingán (erected)
11 October 1985Territory LostDiocese of Apatzingán
Diocese of Ciudad Altamirano
Diocese of Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966197,000201,00098.0%416474,191114819ap1967
1970273,041.0%438510134519ap1971
1976580,000600,00096.7%4094911,836196433ap1977
1980777,000829,00093.7%3584318,0692175030ap1981
1990598,000648,00092.3%4524712,72369223ap1991
1999679,600755,20090.0%5135412,585610525ap2000
2000685,800762,10090.0%5035312,939611225ap2001
2001630,000700,00090.0%5035311,886711525ap2002
2002630,000700,00090.0%5535810,862313026ap2003
2003630,000700,00090.0%5335611,250313426ap2004
2004630,000700,00090.0%555511,45413426ap2005
2006646,000718,00090.0%565611,53513226ap2007
2012370,000400,00092.5%62625,96712727ap2013

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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