Roman Catholic Diocese of Matagalpa

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Diocese of Matagalpa
Dioecesis Matagalpensis
Location
Country Nicaragua
Ecclesiastical province Province of Managua
Metropolitan Leopoldo José Brenes Solórzano
Statistics
Area 6,794 km2 (2,623 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
500,000
480,000 (96%)
Parishes 15
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 19 December 1924 (93 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of St. Peter
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Rolando José Álvarez Lagos
Map
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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Matagalpa (erected 19 December 1924) is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Managua.

Ordinaries[edit]

Territorial losses[edit]

Year Along with To form
1982 Territorial Prelature of Jinotega

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External links[edit]

  • "Diocese of Matagalpa". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2007-03-03. [self-published]