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Roman Catholic Diocese of Papantla

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Papantla (Latin: Dioecesis Papantlensis) (erected 24 November 1922 and based in the Mexican city of Papantla, Veracruz) is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Jalapa. Along with the Dioceses of Huejutla, Tulancingo and Tampico, it lost territory in 1962 to form the Diocese of Tuxpan.

Diocese of Papantla

Dioecesis Papantlensis

Diócesis de Papantla
Location
CountryMexico
Ecclesiastical provinceProvince of Jalapa
MetropolitanPapantla, Veracruz
Statistics
Area4,635 sq mi (12,000 km2)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,799,648
1,380,738 (76.6%)
Parishes50
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteRoman Rite
Established24 November 1922 (96 years ago)
CathedralCathedral of the Assumption of Our Lady
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Bishopsede vacante (vacant see); Bishop Jorge Carlos Patron Wong was named Secretary of the Congregation for the Clergy on September 21, 2013
Metropolitan ArchbishopHipólito Reyes Larios
Bishops emeritusLorenzo Cárdenas Aregullín
Map
Roman Catholic Diocese of Paplanta in Mexico.jpg
Website
www.diocesisdepapantla.org.mx

OrdinariesEdit

External links and referencesEdit

  • "Diocese of Papantla". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2007-02-06.