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Diocese of Papantla

Dioecesis Papantlensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 24 November 1922
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Jalapa (Xalapa)
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Puebla
  • Country: México
  • Square Kilometers: 12,000 (4,635 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Golfo
  • Mailing Address: Apartado 27, Juárez 1102, 73800 Teziutlán, Pue., México
  • Telephone: (231)3-24-30
  • Fax: 3-36-14

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
24 November 1922ErectedDiocese of Ciudad Victoria-Tamaulipas
Diocese of Veracruz-Jalapa
Diocese of Papantla (erected)
9 June 1962Territory LostDiocese of Huejutla
Diocese of Papantla
Diocese of Tulancingo
Diocese of Tampico
Diocese of Tuxpan (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950225,000280,00080.4%32327,0318522ap1951
1966500,000525,00095.2%522549,25917119ap1967
1968500,000525,00095.2%62628,064417319ap1971
1976600,000650,00092.3%5425610,714520523ap1977
19801,010,9641,167,17686.6%606016,849317431ap1981
19901,500,0001,850,00081.1%6036323,809315037ap1991
19991,752,6672,046,27785.7%9729917,703515541ap2000
20001,752,6672,046,27785.7%102210416,852515541ap2001
20011,752,6672,046,27785.7%8318420,8651115144ap2002
20021,336,4191,589,13784.1%8218316,1011115143ap2003
20031,229,3301,581,92477.7%858514,46213549ap2004
20041,380,7381,799,64876.7%8418516,2431114250ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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