Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Acapulco

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Archdiocese of Acapulco
Archidioecesis Acapulcana
Arquidiócesis de Acapulco
Cathedral of Nuestra Señora de la Soledad in Acapulco 10.jpg
Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Soledad
Location
Country  Mexico
Ecclesiastical province Province of Acapulco
Metropolitan Acapulco
Statistics
Area 7,185 sq mi (18,610 km2)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
4,074,000
2,940,000 (72.2%)
Parishes 78
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 18 March 1958 (60 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Lady of Solitude
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Leopoldo González González
Map
Roman Catholic Diocese of Acapulco in Mexico.jpg

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Acapulco (Latin: Archidioecesis Acapulcana) is a Latin rite Metropolitan Archdiocese in Mexico's southwestern Guerrero state.

Its cathedral archiepiscopal see is Catedral Nuestra Señora de la Soledad, dedicated to Our Lady of Solitude, in the touristic port city of Acapulco. It is currently led by Archbishop Leopoldo González González.

History

Statistics

As of 2014, the archdiocese pastorally served 2,039,000 Catholics (76.9% of 2,650,000 total) on 18,000 km² in 78 parishes and 4 missions with 132 priests (107 diocesan, 25 religious), 19 deacons, 152 lay religious (30 brothers, 122 sisters) and 33 seminarians.

Episcopal Ordinaries

(all Roman Rite native Mexicans)

Suffragan Bishops of Acapulco
Metropolitan Archbishops of Acapulco

Ecclesiastical province

The Metropolitan's suffragan sees are :

See also

Sources and external links

  • GCatholic - data for all sections
  • Archdiocese of Acapulco page at catholichierarchy.org retrieved July 14, 2006

Coordinates: 16°50′57″N 99°54′32″W / 16.8491°N 99.9090°W / 16.8491; -99.9090


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