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Territorial Prelature of Cancún-Chetumal

Territorialis Praelatura Cancunensis-Chetumaliensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Territorial Prelature
  • Name Changed: 20 December 1996
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Yucatán
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Quintana Roo
  • Country: México
  • Square Kilometers: 50,843 (19,638 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Sureste
  • Mailing Address: Apartado 165, Othón P. Blanco 150, 77000 Chetumal, Quintana Roo, México
  • Telephone: (983)20.638
  • Fax: 22.570

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Territorial Prelature of Chetumal
23 May 1970ErectedArchdiocese of Yucatán Territorial Prelature of Chetumal (erected)
Territorial Prelature of Cancún-Chetumal
20 December 1996Name ChangedTerritorial Prelature of Chetumal Territorial Prelature of Cancún-Chetumal

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Territorial Prelature of Chetumal
196977,17984,00091.9%94135,936165ap1971
1976180,000150,000120.0%2141611,250153113ap1977
1980221,900254,90087.1%2141613,868155114ap1981
1990276,000312,00088.5%2222411,500225120ap1991
Territorial Prelature of Cancún-Chetumal
1999755,000950,00079.5%4384217,9762447726ap2000
2000800,0001,000,00080.0%4404418,1812498432ap2001
2001820,0001,050,00078.1%5434817,0832718935ap2002
2002890,0001,100,00080.9%4424619,3472489234ap2003
2003900,0001,150,00078.3%4485217,3073529234ap2004
2004950,0001,200,00079.2%6475317,9243569235ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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