Diocese of

Ciudad Guzmán

Mexico Mexico

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Ciudad Guzmán / Guzmanopolitan(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Guadalajara

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Celebrations

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History

Contact Info

Address: Portal Ramón Corona # 26 Col.Centro, 49000 - Ciudad Guzmán, Jal., Mexico

Phone: (341) 2-19-94

Present Prelates

Bishop (2024.05.04 – ...):Bishop Herculano Medina Garfias (56)Bishop Herculano Medina Garfias (56)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ciudad Guzmán (Roman Rite)

Bishop Herculano Medina Garfias (56)Bishop Herculano Medina Garfias (56)
(2024.05.04 – ...)

Bishop of Ciudad Guzmán (Mexico)

Born:1967.11.27 (Rincón de Cedeños, Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1996.02.15
Consecrated Bishop:2016.02.25

Priest of Morelia (Mexico) (1996.02.15 – 2015.12.01)

Titular Bishop of Gegi (2015.12.01 – 2024.05.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Morelia (Mexico) (2015.12.01 – 2024.05.04)

Bishop of Ciudad Guzmán (Mexico) (2024.05.04 – ...)

Bishop Óscar Armando Campos Contreras (76)Bishop Óscar Armando Campos Contreras (76)
(2017.09.25 – 2024.05.04)

Bishop emeritus of Ciudad Guzmán (Mexico)

En tu nombre

Born:1947.09.18 (Guadalajara, Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1978.12.27
Consecrated Bishop:2006.07.12

Priest of Tuxtla Gutiérrez (Mexico) (1978.12.27 – 2006.05.23)

Titular Bishop of Summa (2006.05.23 – 2010.02.02)

Auxiliary Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (2006.05.23 – 2010.02.02)

Bishop of Tehuantepec (Mexico) (2010.02.02 – 2017.09.25)

Bishop of Ciudad Guzmán (Mexico) (2017.09.25 – 2024.05.04)

Bishop Braulio Rafael León Villegas (79)Bishop Braulio Rafael León Villegas (79)
(1999.12.11 – 2017.09.25)

Bishop emeritus of Ciudad Guzmán (Mexico)

Born:1945.03.26 (León, Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1970.05.17
Consecrated Bishop:1990.03.29

Priest of León (Mexico) (1970.05.17 – 1990.02.21)

Bishop of La Paz (Mexico) (1990.02.21 – 1999.12.11)

Bishop of Ciudad Guzmán (Mexico) (1999.12.11 – 2017.09.25)

Bishop Serafín Vásquez Elizalde
(1977.12.02 – 1999.12.11)

Born:1922.09.13 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1948.05.02
Consecrated Bishop:1968.05.29
Died:2009.02.10 († 86)

Bishop of Huejutla (Mexico) (1968.03.16 – 1977.12.02)

Bishop of Ciudad Guzmán (Mexico) (1977.12.02 – 1999.12.11)

Bishop Leonardo Viera Contreras
(1972.03.25 – 1977.07.07)

Born:1907.01.18 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1931.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1967.09.08
Died:1977.12.02 († 70)

Bishop of Colima (Mexico) (1967.07.25 – 1972.03.25)

Bishop of Ciudad Guzmán (Mexico) (1972.03.25 – 1977.07.07)

Special Churches

Autlán (←), Guadalajara (↑), Zamora (→), Colima (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 9,345 km²

Population: 407,200 Catholics (95.1% of 428,400 total)

Pastoral Centres: 60 parishes

Personnel: 120 priests (103 diocesan, 17 religious), 189 religious (43 brothers, 146 sisters), 26 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.05.22

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