Roman Catholic Diocese of San Cristóbal de Las Casas

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Diocese of San Cristóbal de Las Casas
Dioecesis Sancti Christophori de las Casas
Diócesis de San Cristóbal de Las Casas
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Catedral de San Cristóbal
Location
Country Mexico
Ecclesiastical province Province of Tuxtla Gutiérrez
Metropolitan San Cristóbal de Las Casas
Statistics
Area 8,740 sq mi (22,600 km2)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
1,691,000
1,346,000 (79.6%)
Parishes 52
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 19 March 1539 (475 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of St. Christopher
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Felipe Arizmendi Esquivel
Metropolitan Archbishop Domingo Díaz Martínez
Auxiliary Bishops Enrique Díaz Díaz
Website
ualcor.wix.com/dscl

The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Cristóbal de Las Casas (Latin: Dioecesis Sancti Christophori de las Casas) (erected 19 March 1539 as the Diocese of Chiapas, renamed 27 October 1964) is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Tuxtla Gutiérrez. Its seat is in San Cristóbal de las Casas in Chiapas. As of 2011 the bishop was Felipe Arizmendi Esquivel and the auxiliary bishop Enrique Díaz Díaz.

Ordinaries[edit]

Territorial losses[edit]

Year Along with To form
1957 Diocese of Tapachula
1964 Diocese of Tuxtla Gutiérrez

Episcopal See[edit]

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