Diocese of

Veracruz

Mexico Mexico

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Veracruz / Veræ Crucis (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Jalapa

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Contact Info

Address: Insurgentes Veracruzanos #470, Paseo del Malecón, 91700 - Veracruz, Ver., Mexico

Phone: (229) 9-31-24-13

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.11.12 – ...):Bishop Carlos Briseño Arch, O.A.R. (63)Bishop Carlos Briseño Arch, O.A.R. (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Veracruz (Roman Rite)

Bishop Carlos Briseño Arch, O.A.R. (63)Bishop Carlos Briseño Arch, O.A.R. (63)
(2018.11.12 – ...)

Bishop of Veracruz (Mexico)

Servi enim sumus ejus ecclesiæ

Born:1960.07.04 (Ciudad de México, Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1986.09.27
Consecrated Bishop:2006.06.17

Titular Bishop of Tricala (2006.05.20 – 2018.11.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of México (Mexico) (2006.05.20 – 2018.11.12)

Bishop of Veracruz (Mexico) (2018.11.12 – ...)

Bishop Luis Felipe Gallardo Martín del Campo, S.D.B. (82)Bishop Luis Felipe Gallardo Martín del Campo, S.D.B. (82)
(2006.05.08 – 2018.11.12)

Bishop emeritus of Veracruz (Mexico)

Born:1941.12.12 (Irapuato, Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1967.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:2001.02.24

Bishop-Prelate of Mixes (Mexico) (2000.12.16 – 2006.05.08)

Bishop of Veracruz (Mexico) (2006.05.08 – 2018.11.12)

Bishop Luis Gabriel Cuara Méndez
(2000.02.18 – 2005.11.20)

Born:1939.02.25 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1962.12.02
Consecrated Bishop:1989.10.25
Died:2005.11.20 († 66)

Bishop of Tuxpan (Mexico) (1989.08.06 – 2000.02.18)

Bishop of Veracruz (Mexico) (2000.02.18 – 2005.11.20)

Bishop José Guadalupe Padilla Lozano
(1963.01.15 – 2000.02.18)

Born:1920.12.12 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1946.04.20
Consecrated Bishop:1963.03.19
Died:2013.09.08 († 92)

Bishop of Veracruz (Mexico) (1963.01.15 – 2000.02.18)

Special Churches

Córdoba (←), Jalapa (↖), San Andrés Tuxtla (↘), Tuxtepec (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 9,227 km²

Population: 2,116,000 Catholics (89.9% of 2,353,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 86 parishes, 1 mission

Personnel: 137 priests (116 diocesan, 21 religious), 28 deacons, 93 religious (33 brothers, 60 sisters), 39 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.02.22

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