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Diocese of Las Cruces

Dioecesis Las Cruces



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Bishop(s)

  • Oscar Cantú, Bishop
  • Ricardo Ramirez, C.S.B., Bishop Emeritus

General Information


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
17 August 1982ErectedDiocese of El Paso
Archdiocese of Santa Fe
Diocese of Las Cruces (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990146,294450,00032.5%3041712,06024478364ap1991
1999136,499474,49928.8%2648741,8442347344ap2000
2000127,370485,25126.2%3448821,55328517344ap2001
2001132,646484,63727.4%3151821,61725536845ap2002
2002132,646484,63727.4%3149801,65825536845ap2003
2003132,646484,63727.4%3339721,84225424644ap2004
2004132,646498,30826.6%3049791,67939563844ap2005
2010139,322527,00026.4%3447811,72042504145ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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