Roman Catholic Diocese of Tehuantepec

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Diocese of Tehuantepec
Dioecesis Tehuantepecensis
Location
Country Mexico
Ecclesiastical province Archdiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca
Metropolitan Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Oaxaca
Population
- Catholics

1,320,000[1]
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established June 23, 1891[2]
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Óscar Armando Campos Contreras
Bishop of Tehuantepec
Metropolitan Archbishop José Luiz Chávez Botello
Archbishop of Antequera, Oaxaca
Auxiliary Bishops José Refugio Mercado Díaz
Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
Emeritus Bishops Arturo Lona Reyes
Archbishop Emeritus

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Tehuantepec (Latin: Dioecesis Tehuantepecensis) is in Mexico and is a suffragan of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca.[3] It was founded in 1891 from the dioceses of Veracruz and Antequera.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Catholic Hierarchy page
  2. ^ Archdiocese Statistics at Catholic Hierarchy
  3. ^ Tehuantepec - Catholic Encyclopedia article
  4. ^ Lyman De Platt (1978). Genealogical historical guide to Latin America. Gale Research Co. p. 96.