Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa

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Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa
Archidioecesis Tegucigalpensis
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Catedral Metropolitana de San Miguel de Arcángel
Location
Country Honduras
Ecclesiastical province Tegucigalpa
Statistics
Area 15,167 km2 (5,856 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
1,801,000
1,550,000 (86.1%)
Parishes 56
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 1561 (453 years ago)
Cathedral Metropolitan Cathedral of St. Michael the Archangel
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Archbishop Oscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga, S.D.B.
Auxiliary Bishops Juan José Pineda Fasquelle, C.M.F.
Map
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The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa (erected 1561, as the Diocese of Comayagua) is a metropolitan see in Honduras. It was elevated as the Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa on 2 February 1916.

Ordinaries[edit]

Bishops[edit]

Territorial losses[edit]

Year Along with To form
1916 Vicariate Apostolic of San Pedro Sula
Diocese of Santa Rosa de Copán
1949 Territorial Prelature of Inmaculada Concepción de la B.V.M. en Olancho
1963 Territorial Prelature of Inmaculada Concepción de la B.V.M. en Olancho
1964 Territorial Prelature of Choluteca
2005 Diocese of Yoro

Suffragans of the Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa[edit]

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