Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Xalapa

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Archdiocese of Xalapa
Archidioecesis Ialapensis
Arquidiócesis de Xalapa
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Catedral Metropolitana de la Immaculada Concepción
Location
Country Mexico
Ecclesiastical province Province of Jalapa
Metropolitan Xalapa
Statistics
Area 2,370 sq mi (6,100 km2)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
1,156,000
1,105,000 (95.6%)
Parishes 71
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 19 March 1863 (151 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Hipólito Reyes Larios
Emeritus Bishops Sergio Obeso Rivera
Website
www.arquidiocesisdexalapa.com

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Xalapa (Latin: Archidioecesis Ialapensis) is a Metropolitan Archdiocese in Mexico, based in the city of Xalapa, Veracruz. It is responsible for the suffragan dioceses of Coatzacoalcos, Córdoba, Orizaba, Papantla, San Andrés Tuxtla, Tuxpan and Veracruz.

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History[edit]

  • 19 March 1863: Erected as Diocese of Veracruz-Jalapa (from Antequera-Oaxaca and Tlaxcala).
  • 24 November 1922: Territory lost to Papantla.
  • 29 June 1951: Elevated as Archdiocese of Veracruz-Jalapa.
  • 23 May 1959: Territory lost to San Andrés Tuxtla.
  • 9 June 1962: Archdiocese of Jalapa erected; territory lost to Veracruz.
  • 15 April 2000: Territory lost to Córdoba.
  • 15 April 2000: Territory lost to Orizaba.

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