Roman Catholic Diocese of San Miguel (El Salvador)

The Diocese of San Miguel (Latin: Dioecesis Sancti Michaelis) is a Latin Church ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Catholic Church in El Salvador. It is a suffragan diocese in the ecclesiastical province of the metropolitan Archdiocese of San Salvador. The Diocese of San Miguel was erected on 11 February 1913.

Diocese of San Miguel

Dioecesis Sancti Michaelis
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Catedral-Basílica Reina de la Paz
Location
CountryEl Salvador
Ecclesiastical provinceProvince of San Salvador
MetropolitanJosé Luis Escobar Alas
Statistics
Area4,993 km2 (1,928 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2014)
1,253,100
871,500 (69.5%)
Parishes47
Information
DenominationCatholic Church
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established11 February 1913 (108 years ago)
CathedralCathedral-Basilica of Queen of Peace
Secular priests70
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopFabio Reynaldo Colindres Abarca
Map
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BishopsEdit

OrdinariesEdit

Coadjutor bishopsEdit

Other priest of this diocese who became bishopEdit

Territorial lossesEdit

Year Along with To form
1954 Diocese of Santiago de María

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  • "Diocese of San Miguel". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2007-02-16. [self-published]