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Diocese of Matehuala

Dioecesis Matehualensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Lucas Martínez Lara, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 28 May 1997
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of San Luis Potosí
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: San Luís Potosí
  • Country: México
  • Square Kilometers: 26,912 (10,394 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Bajío
  • Mailing Address: Calle Rayón 200, 78700 Matehuala, S.L.P., México
  • Telephone: (91)488.235.05
  • Fax: (91)488.235.05

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
28 May 1997ErectedDiocese of Ciudad Valles
Archdiocese of San Luis Potosí
Diocese of Matehuala (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1999332,000356,50093.1%2733011,06633417ap2000
2000332,000356,50093.1%2743110,70943417ap2001
2001271,688297,69891.3%293328,49033617ap2002
2002267,355320,94983.3%316377,22563717ap2003
2003221,347248,51489.1%284326,91743717ap2004
2004213,812249,69285.6%265316,89753717ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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