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Archdiocese of Tuxtla Gutiérrez

Archidioecesis Tuxtlensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 25 November 2006
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Chiapas
  • Country: México
  • Square Kilometers: 22,629 (8,740 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Pacífico-Sur
  • Web Site: http://www.chisnet.com.mx/%7Ecosi/obispado/
  • Mailing Address: Uruguay 500/A, Colonia El Retiro, 29040 Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chis., México
  • Telephone: (961)604-06-44/5
  • Fax: 614-32-97

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Tuxtla Gutiérrez
27 October 1964ErectedDiocese of Chiapas (Ciudad Real de Chiapas) Diocese of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (erected)
Archdiocese of Tuxtla Gutiérrez
25 November 2006ElevatedDiocese of Tuxtla Gutiérrez Archdiocese of Tuxtla Gutiérrez

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Tuxtla Gutiérrez
1966347,165352,66498.4%8132116,531145615ap1967
1970360,000400,00090.0%15142912,413148616ap1971
1976495,000530,00093.4%21194012,3752612921ap1977
1980622,000693,00089.8%31154613,5212314026ap1981
1990940,0001,130,00083.2%38155317,7352119531ap1991
1999995,0001,395,00071.3%67138012,4371926338ap2000
20001,010,0001,417,00071.3%70128212,3172025439ap2001
20011,010,0001,417,00071.3%81129310,8602225939ap2002
20021,026,0001,439,00071.3%101121139,0792527439ap2003
2003924,0001,197,50077.2%97131108,4001623939ap2004
2004924,0001,197,50077.2%127131406,6002025455ap2005
Archdiocese of Tuxtla Gutiérrez
2010989,0001,270,00077.9%128201486,6822524765ap2011

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


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