Diocese of

Saltillo

Mexico Mexico

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Saltillo / Saltillen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Monterrey

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Contact Info

Address: Hidalgo Sur # 166 Centro, 25000 - Saltillo, Coah., Mexico

Phone: (844) 4-12-37-84

Present Prelates

Bishop (2020.11.21 – ...):Bishop Hilario González García (58)Bishop Hilario González García (58)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Saltillo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Hilario González García (58)Bishop Hilario González García (58)
(2020.11.21 – ...)

Bishop of Saltillo (Mexico)

Sirvamos al Señor con alegria

Born:1965.06.19 (Monterrey, Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1995.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:2015.01.22

Priest of Monterrey (Mexico) (1995.08.15 – 2014.11.19)

Bishop of Linares (Mexico) (2014.11.19 – 2020.11.21)

Bishop of Saltillo (Mexico) (2020.11.21 – ...)

Bishop José Raúl Vera López, O.P. (78)Bishop José Raúl Vera López, O.P. (78)
(1999.12.30 – 2020.11.21)

Bishop emeritus of Saltillo (Mexico)

Born:1945.06.21 (Acámbaro, Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1975.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1988.01.06

Bishop of Ciudad Altamirano (Mexico) (1987.11.20 – 1995.08.14)

Coadjutor Bishop of San Cristóbal de las Casas (Mexico) (1995.08.14 – 1999.12.30)

Bishop of Saltillo (Mexico) (1999.12.30 – 2020.11.21)

Bishop Francisco Raúl Villalobos Padilla
(1975.10.04 – 1999.12.30)

Born:1921.02.01 (Guadalajara, Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1949.04.02
Consecrated Bishop:1971.08.03
Died:2022.02.03 (Saltillo, Mexico † 101)

Titular Bishop of Columnata (1971.05.04 – 1975.10.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Saltillo (Mexico) (1971.05.04 – 1975.10.04)

Bishop of Saltillo (Mexico) (1975.10.04 – 1999.12.30)

Bishop Luis Guízar y Barragán
(1954.04.05 – 1975.10.04)

Born:1895.06.21 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1918.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1932.02.07
Died:1981.10.26 († 86)

Bishop of Campeche (Mexico) (1931.11.27 – 1938.10.09)

Titular Bishop of Knin (1938.10.09 – 1954.04.05)

Coadjutor Bishop of Saltillo (Mexico) (1938.10.09 – 1954.04.05)

Bishop of Saltillo (Mexico) (1954.04.05 – 1975.10.04)

Bishop Jesús María Echavarría y Aguirre
(1904.12.09 – 1954.04.05)

Born:1858.07.06 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1886.10.18
Consecrated Bishop:1905.02.12
Died:1954.04.05 († 95)

Bishop of Saltillo (Mexico) (1904.12.09 – 1954.04.05)

Bishop José María de Jesús Portugal y Serratos, O.F.M.
(1898.11.28 – 1902.03.08)

Born:1838.01.24 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1861.06.16
Consecrated Bishop:1888.12.08
Died:1912.11.27 († 74)

Bishop of Sinaloa (Mexico) (1888.10.28 – 1898.11.28)

Bishop of Saltillo (Mexico) (1898.11.28 – 1902.03.08)

Bishop of Aguascalientes (Mexico) (1902.03.08 – 1912.11.27)

Bishop Santiago de los Santos Garza Zambrano (later Archbishop)
(1893.01.19 – 1898.02.03)

Born:1837.10.31 (Mexico)
Consecrated Bishop:1893.04.09
Died:1907.02.26 († 69)

Bishop of Saltillo (Mexico) (1893.01.19 – 1898.02.03)

Bishop of León (Mexico) (1898.02.03 – 1900.02.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Linares (Mexico) (1900.02.25 – 1907.02.26)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (75)

Zacatecas (↙), Torreón (←), Gómez Palacio (←), Parral (↖), Chihuahua (↖), Piedras Negras (↑), Nuevo Laredo (↗), Monterrey (→), Linares (↘)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 72,492 km²

Population: 1,159,883 Catholics (76.9% of 1,507,983 total)

Pastoral Centres: 66 parishes, 74 missions

Personnel: 190 priests (149 diocesan, 41 religious), 21 deacons, 285 religious (56 brothers, 229 sisters), 20 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.05.15

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