Roman Catholic Diocese of Tampico

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Diocese of Tampico

Dioecesis Tampicensis

Diócesis de Tampico
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Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepción
Location
CountryMexico
Ecclesiastical provinceProvince of Monterrey
MetropolitanTampico, Tamaulipas
Statistics
Area8,756 sq mi (22,680 km2)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
1,234,000
1,150,000 (93.2%)
Parishes64
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteRoman Rite
Established13 August 1861 (157 years ago)
CathedralCathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopVacant
Metropolitan ArchbishopRogelio Cabrera López
Emeritus BishopsRafael Gallardo García, O.S.A.
Map
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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Tampico (Latin: Dioecesis Tampicensis) (erected 12 March 1870 as Diocese of Ciudad Victoria-Tamaulipas, renamed 25 February 1958) is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Monterrey.

Ordinaries[edit]

Territorial losses[edit]

Year Along with To form
1922 Diocese of Veracruz-Jalapa Diocese of Papantla
1958 Diocese of Matamoros
1962 Diocese of Huejutla
Diocese of Papantla
Diocese of Tulancingo
Diocese of Tuxpan
1964 Diocese of Matamoros Diocese of Ciudad Victoria

Episcopal See[edit]

See also[edit]

External links and references[edit]

  • "Diocese of Tampico". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2007-02-07.