Roman Catholic Diocese of Papantla

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Diocese of Papantla
Dioecesis Papantlensis
Diócesis de Papantla
Country Mexico
Ecclesiastical province Province of Jalapa
Metropolitan Papantla, Veracruz
Area 4,635 sq mi (12,000 km2)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,380,738 (76.6%)
Parishes 50
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 24 November 1922 (95 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of the Assumption of Our Lady
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop sede vacante (vacant see); Bishop Jorge Carlos Patron Wong was named Secretary of the Congregation for the Clergy on September 21, 2013
Metropolitan Archbishop Hipólito Reyes Larios
Emeritus Bishops Lorenzo Cárdenas Aregullín
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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Papantla (Latin: Dioecesis Papantlensis) (erected 24 November 1922 and based in the Mexican city of Papantla, Veracruz) is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Jalapa. Along with the Dioceses of Huejutla, Tulancingo and Tampico, it lost territory in 1962 to form the Diocese of Tuxpan.


External links and references

  • "Diocese of Papantla". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2007-02-06.
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