Catholic Church


United Mexican States (Mexico)


Also known as: Mexiko (Deutsch), México (español, Português), le Mexique (français), Messico (Italiano), Meksyk (polski), 墨西哥 (正體中文), メキシコ (日本語), Mexicum (latine)

Continent: North America

Capital: Mexico City

Population: 104,960,000

Area: 1,923,040 km²

Patron Saints: St. Elias Nieves, Our Lady of Guadalupe

Religions: nominally Roman Catholic 89%, Protestant 6%, other 5%

Languages: Spanish, various Mayan, Nahuatl, and other regional indigenous languages

Neighbouring Countries: United States United States, → Cuba Cuba, ↘ Belize Belize, ↘ Guatemala Guatemala

Circumscriptions (95): Metr. Archdioceses (18), Dioceses (71), Territorial Prelatures (5), Apostolic Exarchates (1)

Armenian Church (1): América Latina e México

Greek-Melkite Church (1): Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México

by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions

CardinalsCardinals (2 electors/4 total): Cardinal Javier Lozano Barragán (81)Lozano Barragán (81), Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera (72)Rivera Carrera (72), Cardinal Francisco Robles Ortega (65)Robles Ortega (65), Cardinal Juan Sandoval Íñiguez (81)Sandoval Íñiguez (81) | All Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events

Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (104), Basilicas Basilicas (29), National Shrines National Shrines (2), World Heritage Churches World Heritage Churches (9)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations

Papal Visits

Apostolic Nunciature: Mexico Archbishop Christophe Pierre (68)

Conference of Bishops: Conferencia del Episcopado Mexicano (C.E.M.) LinkTwitter Feed Cardinal Francisco Robles Ortega (65)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consejo Episcopal Latinoamericano (C.E.L.A.M.) LinkTwitter Feed Archbishop Carlos Aguiar Retes (64)

as of 2014.08.25

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