Diocese of

Ciudad Victoria

Mexico Mexico

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Ciudad Victoria / Civitatis Victorien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Monterrey

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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History

Contact Info

Address: Morelos # 1046-A Ote. Col. Centro, 87000 - Cd. Victoria, Tamps., Mexico

Phone: (834) 3-12-87-16

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.09.23 – ...):Bishop Oscar Efraín Tamez Villareal (50)Bishop Oscar Efraín Tamez Villareal (50)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ciudad Victoria (Roman Rite)

Bishop Oscar Efraín Tamez Villareal (50)Bishop Oscar Efraín Tamez Villareal (50)
(2021.09.23 – ...)

Bishop of Ciudad Victoria (Mexico)

Domine quid me vis facere

Born:1973.09.04 (Allende, Nuevo León, Mexico)
Ordained Priest:2003.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:2017.01.11

Priest of Monterrey (Mexico) (2003.08.15 – 2016.10.31)

Titular Bishop of Madaurus (2016.10.31 – 2021.09.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Monterrey (Mexico) (2016.10.31 – 2021.09.23)

Bishop of Ciudad Victoria (Mexico) (2021.09.23 – ...)

Archbishop Rogelio Cabrera López (73)Archbishop Rogelio Cabrera López (73)
(Apostolic Administrator 2021.03.30 – 2021.09.23)

Bishop Antonio González Sánchez (76)Bishop Antonio González Sánchez (76)
(1995.11.03 – 2021.03.30)

Bishop emeritus of Ciudad Victoria (Mexico)

Padre, que todos sean uno

Born:1947.09.15 (Amatlán de Jora, Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1973.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1995.12.14

Priest of Tepic (Mexico) (1973.06.10 – 1995.11.03)

Bishop of Ciudad Victoria (Mexico) (1995.11.03 – 2021.03.30)

Cardinal Adolfo Antonio Suárez Rivera
(Apostolic Administrator 1994.11.03 – 1995.12)

Bishop Raymundo López Mateos, O.F.M.
(1985.12.20 – 1994.11.03)

Born:1932.03.04 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1955.06.04
Consecrated Bishop:1986.01.29
Died:2000.04.03 († 68)

Bishop of Ciudad Victoria (Mexico) (1985.12.20 – 1994.11.03)

Bishop Alfonso de Jesús Hinojosa Berrones
(1974.02.12 – 1985.04.10)

Born:1924.10.07 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1949.10.09
Consecrated Bishop:1974.04.05
Died:2017.02.23 († 92)

Bishop of Ciudad Victoria (Mexico) (1974.02.12 – 1985.04.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Monterrey (Mexico) (1985.04.10 – 2000.02.02)

Bishop José de Jesús Tirado Pedraza (later Archbishop)
(1965.04.01 – 1973.01.25)

Born:1908.03.31 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1931.05.10
Consecrated Bishop:1963.07.25
Died:1993.07.08 († 85)

Titular Bishop of Thelepte (1963.05.21 – 1965.04.01)

Bishop of Ciudad Victoria (Mexico) (1965.04.01 – 1973.01.25)

Titular Bishop of Bevagna (1973.01.25 – 1976.12.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Monterrey (Mexico) (1973.01.25 – 1976.12.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Monterrey (Mexico) (1976.12.07 – 1983.11.08)

Special Churches

Matehuala (←), Linares (↖), Matamoros (↗), Tampico (↘), Ciudad Valles (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 39,720 km²

Population: 435,200 Catholics (86.7% of 502,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 35 parishes

Personnel: 65 priests (55 diocesan, 10 religious), 81 religious (11 brothers, 70 sisters), 8 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.05.19

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