Roman Catholic Diocese of Apatzingan

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Diocese of Apatzingan
Dioecesis Apatzinganiensis
Diócesis de Apatzingan
Location
Country  Mexico
Ecclesiastical province Province of Morelia
Metropolitan Apatzingan
Statistics
Area 5,060 sq mi (13,100 km2)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
718,000
646,000 (90%)
Parishes 26
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 30 April 1962 (56 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Miguel Patiño Velázquez, M.S.F.
Metropolitan Archbishop Alberto Suárez Inda
Map
Roman Catholic Diocese of Apatzigan in Mexico.jpg
Website
www.diocesisdeapatzingan.org.mx

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Apatzingan (Latin: Dioecesis Apatzinganiensis) (erected 30 April 1962) is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Morelia. Along with the Diocese of Ciudad Altamirano, it lost territory in 1985 to form the Diocese of Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas.

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Coordinates: 19°05′10″N 102°21′14″W / 19.0862°N 102.3540°W / 19.0862; -102.3540