Roman Catholic Territorial Prelature of Mixes

The Territorial Prelature of Mixes (Latin: Praelatura Territorialis Mixepolitanus) is a Latin Church missionary territory or territorial prelature of the Catholic Church in Mexico. It is a suffragan in the ecclesiastical province of the metropolitan Archdiocese of Antequera. The prelature is named for the city of San Juan Juquila Mixes and the Mixe people, with the episcopal see of Ayutla.

Territorial Prelature of Mixes

Praelatura Territorialis Mixepolitanus
Location
CountryMexico
Ecclesiastical provinceAntequera
Population
- Catholics (including non-members)

128,000[1]
Information
DenominationCatholic Church
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
EstablishedDecember 21, 1964[1]
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
PrelateSalvador Cleofás Munguia
Bishops emeritusHéctor Guerrero Córdova, S.D.B
Map
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HistoryEdit

The Territorial Prelature of Mixes was erected on 21 December 1964.

The present ordinary, Salvador Cleofás Murguía Villalobos, is a Salesian of Don Bosco from the Mexico-Guadalajara (MEG) province. After his term as provincial, he was appointed to the Central Department of Formation of the Salesians of Don Bosco, in Rome. In 2018 he was nominated to succeed Msgr. Héctor Guerrero Córdova as the bishop of the Mixes Prelature.

OrdinariesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Territorial Prelature of Mixes". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2010-04-29.
  2. ^ "La Prelatura de Mixes tiene nuevo obispo". Vida Nueva - Revista y portal de noticias religiosas y de Iglesia (in Spanish). 2018-06-13. Retrieved 2018-12-19.