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Diocese of Celaya

Dioecesis Celayensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 13 October 1973
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of León
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Guanajuato
  • Country: México
  • Square Kilometers: 8,768 (3,386 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Bajío
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesisdecelaya.org.mx/
  • Mailing Address: Curia Diocesana, Apartado 207, Manuel Doblado 110, 38000 Celaya, Gto., México
  • Telephone: (461)612-48-35
  • Fax: 612-43-98

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
13 October 1973ErectedDiocese of León
Archdiocese of Morelia
Diocese of Celaya (erected)
25 November 2006Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Celaya (from San Luis Potos¡)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1976560,000565,00099.1%102441463,8355745330ap1977
1980693,000730,00094.9%101461474,7145645348ap1981
1990976,0001,038,00094.0%102531556,2967144052ap1991
19991,143,4101,158,56198.7%140521925,9556948561ap2000
20001,183,4291,195,63499.0%149542035,8296855262ap2001
20011,137,4561,218,34193.4%152592115,3907952762ap2002
20021,130,8821,224,45492.4%153572105,385112554162ap2003
20031,208,1611,285,38694.0%159492085,808111653863ap2004
20041,253,8881,417,60788.5%159492086,02810755763ap2005
2006388,3861,528,05125.4%168692371,63810753765ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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