Roman Catholic Diocese of Tarahumara

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Diocese of Tarahumara

Dioecesis Tarahumarensis

Diócesis de Tarahumara
Location
CountryMexico
Ecclesiastical provinceProvince of Chihuahua
MetropolitanGuachochi
Statistics
Area12,110 sq mi (31,400 km2)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
306,000
296,000 (96.7%)
Parishes15
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteRoman Rite
Established23 June 1958 (60 years ago)
CathedralCathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Co-cathedralCo-Cathedral of the Sweet Name of Mary
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopRafael Sandoval Sandoval, M.N.M.
Metropolitan ArchbishopConstancio Miranda Weckmann
Map
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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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External links and references[edit]

  • "Diocese of Tarahumara". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2007-02-05.