Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Morelia

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Archdiocese of Morelia
Archidioecesis Moreliensis
Arquidiócesis de Morelia
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Catedral de San Salvador
Country Mexico
Ecclesiastical province Province of Morelia
Area 6,840 sq mi (17,700 km2)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
2,259,784 (95%)
Parishes 218
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 11 August 1536 (478 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of the Transfiguration,
Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Alberto Suárez Inda
Auxiliary Bishops Octavio Villegas Aguilar
Carlos Suárez Cázares
Juan Espinoza Jiménez

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Morelia (Latin: Archidioecesis Moreliensis) (erected 11 August 1536 as the Diocese of Michoacán) is a Metropolitan Archdiocese, whose suffragan sees include Apatzingan, Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas, Tacámbaro and Zamora. It was raised to the rank of archdiocese by Pope Pius IX on 26 January 1863 and was given its current name on 22 November 1924.

The archdiocese is headquartered at the Cathedral of the Transfiguration in the city of Morelia, Michoacán.




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