Diocese of

Papantla

Mexico Mexico

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Papantla / Coatzintla / Papantlen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Jalapa

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora del Carmen

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History

Contact Info

Address: Av. Juárez #1102 Col. Centro, 73800 Tezihutlán, Pue., Mexico

Phone: (231) 3-13-24-30

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.03.20 – ...):Bishop José Trinidad Zapata Ortíz (64)Bishop José Trinidad Zapata Ortíz (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Papantla (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Trinidad Zapata Ortíz (64)Bishop José Trinidad Zapata Ortíz (64)
(2014.03.20 – ...)

Bishop of Papantla (Mexico)

Es el señor

Born:1959.05.24 (Zacatecas, Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1990.05.09
Consecrated Bishop:2004.07.31

Priest of San Andrés Tuxtla (Mexico) (1990.05.09 – 2004.06.12)

Bishop of San Andrés Tuxtla (Mexico) (2004.06.12 – 2014.03.20)

Bishop of Papantla (Mexico) (2014.03.20 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Jalapa (Mexico) (2021.08.13 – 2021.12.08)

Archbishop Jorge Carlos Patrón Wong (66)Bishop Jorge Carlos Patrón Wong (66) (later Archbishop)
(2012.05.02 – 2013.09.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Jalapa (Mexico)

Fiat voluntas tua

Born:1958.01.03 (Mérida, Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1988.01.12
Consecrated Bishop:2009.12.15

Priest of Yucatán (Mexico) (1988.01.12 – 2009.10.15)

Coadjutor Bishop of Papantla (Mexico) (2009.10.15 – 2012.05.02)

Bishop of Papantla (Mexico) (2012.05.02 – 2013.09.21)

Secretary for Seminaries of Congregation for Clergy (2013.09.21 – 2021.12.08)

Archbishop ad personam (2013.09.21 – 2021.12.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Jalapa (Mexico) (2021.12.08 – ...)

Bishop Lorenzo Cárdenas Aregullín (87)Bishop Lorenzo Cárdenas Aregullín (87)
(1980.10.30 – 2012.05.02)

Bishop emeritus of Papantla (Mexico)

Born:1937.03.23 (Ciudad Victoria, Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1962.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1978.05.07

Priest of Ciudad Victoria (Mexico) (1962.06.29 – 1978.03.17)

Titular Bishop of Crepedula (1978.03.17 – 1980.10.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Tehuacán (Mexico) (1978.03.17 – 1980.10.30)

Bishop of Papantla (Mexico) (1980.10.30 – 2012.05.02)

Bishop Genaro Alamilla Arteaga
(1974.07.13 – 1980.01.26)

Born:1914.06.21 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1943.10.10
Consecrated Bishop:1974.09.19
Died:2004.11.20 († 90)

Bishop of Papantla (Mexico) (1974.07.13 – 1980.01.26)

Auxiliary Bishop of México (Mexico) (1980.01.26 – 1989.10.10)

Bishop Sergio Obeso Rivera (later Cardinal)
(1971.04.30 – 1974.01.15)

Fuerza ante la debilidad

Born:1931.10.31 (Xalapa, Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1954.10.31
Consecrated Bishop:1971.06.21
Created Cardinal:2018.06.28
Died:2019.08.11 (Coatepec, Mexico † 87)

Priest of Jalapa (Mexico) (1954.10.31 – 1971.04.30)

Bishop of Papantla (Mexico) (1971.04.30 – 1974.01.15)

Titular Archbishop of Uppenna (1974.01.15 – 1979.03.12)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Jalapa (Mexico) (1974.01.15 – 1979.03.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Jalapa (Mexico) (1979.03.12 – 2007.04.10)

President of Conferencia del Episcopado Mexicano (C.E.M.) (1982 – 1988)

President of Conferencia del Episcopado Mexicano (C.E.M.) (1994 – 1997)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Leone I (2018.06.28 [2018.07.01] – 2019.08.11)

Bishop Alfonso Sánchez Tinoco
(1959.02.06 – 1970.10.19)

Born:1918.06.28 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1942.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1959.03.22
Died:1970.10.19 († 52)

Bishop of Papantla (Mexico) (1959.02.06 – 1970.10.19)

Bishop Luis Cabrera Cruz
(1950.12.04 – 1958.08.25)

Born:1893.10.11 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1919.02.24
Consecrated Bishop:1951.02.24
Died:1967.09.02 († 73)

Bishop of Papantla (Mexico) (1950.12.04 – 1958.08.25)

Bishop of San Luis Potosí (Mexico) (1958.08.25 – 1967.09.02)

Bishop Nicolás Corona y Corona
(1922.12.11 – 1950.01.08)

Born:1877.09.01 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1901.02.05
Consecrated Bishop:1923.01.28
Died:1950.01.08 († 72)

Bishop of Papantla (Mexico) (1922.12.11 – 1950.01.08)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Puebla de los Ángeles (↙), Tulancingo (←), Tuxpan (↖), Jalapa (↘)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 12,000 km²

Population: 1,005,750 Catholics (88.0% of 1,142,898 total)

Pastoral Centres: 61 parishes, 5 missions

Personnel: 91 priests (diocesan), 86 religious (86 sisters), 38 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.05.15

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