Roman Catholic Diocese of Tarahumara

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Diocese of Tarahumara
Dioecesis Tarahumarensis
Diócesis de Tarahumara
Country Mexico
Ecclesiastical province Province of Chihuahua
Metropolitan Guachochi
Area 12,110 sq mi (31,400 km2)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
296,000 (96.7%)
Parishes 15
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 23 June 1958 (59 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Co-cathedral Co-Cathedral of the Sweet Name of Mary
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Rafael Sandoval Sandoval, M.N.M.
Metropolitan Archbishop Constancio Miranda Weckmann
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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Tarahumara (Latin: Dioecesis Tarahumarensis) is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Chihuahua. It was erected as a mission sui juris in 1950 and was elevated, first to a vicariate apostolic in 1958, then to a diocese in 1993.


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