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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Xalapa

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Xalapa (Latin: Archidioecesis Ialapensis) is a Metropolitan Archdiocese in Mexico, based in the city of Xalapa, Veracruz. It is responsible for the suffragan dioceses of Coatzacoalcos, Córdoba, Orizaba, Papantla, San Andrés Tuxtla, Tuxpan and Veracruz.

Archdiocese of Xalapa

Archidioecesis Ialapensis

Arquidiócesis de Xalapa
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Catedral Metropolitana de la Immaculada Concepción
Location
CountryMexico
Ecclesiastical provinceProvince of Jalapa
MetropolitanXalapa
Statistics
Area2,370 sq mi (6,100 km2)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
1,156,000
1,105,000 (95.6%)
Parishes71
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteRoman Rite
Established19 March 1863 (156 years ago)
CathedralCathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Metropolitan ArchbishopHipólito Reyes Larios
Map
Roman Catholic Diocese of Xalapa in Mexico.jpg
Website
www.arquidiocesisdexalapa.com

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OrdinariesEdit

HistoryEdit

  • 19 March 1863: Erected as Diocese of Veracruz-Jalapa (from Antequera-Oaxaca and Tlaxcala).
  • 24 November 1922: Territory lost to Papantla.
  • 29 June 1951: Elevated as Archdiocese of Veracruz-Jalapa.
  • 23 May 1959: Territory lost to San Andrés Tuxtla.
  • 9 June 1962: Archdiocese of Jalapa erected; territory lost to Veracruz.
  • 15 April 2000: Territory lost to Córdoba.
  • 15 April 2000: Territory lost to Orizaba.

See alsoEdit

External links and referencesEdit

  • "Archdiocese of Jalapa (Xalapa)". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2007-01-29.

Coordinates: 19°32′24″N 96°55′39″W / 19.5400°N 96.9275°W / 19.5400; -96.9275