Roman Catholic Diocese of Tampico

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Diocese of Tampico
Dioecesis Tampicensis
Diócesis de Tampico
Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepción desde Edificio II.JPG
Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepción
Location
Country Mexico
Ecclesiastical province Province of Monterrey
Metropolitan Tampico, Tamaulipas
Statistics
Area 8,756 sq mi (22,680 km2)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
1,234,000
1,150,000 (93.2%)
Parishes 64
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 13 August 1861 (156 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop José Luis Dibildox Martínez
Metropolitan Archbishop Rogelio Cabrera López
Emeritus Bishops Rafael 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

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