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Diocese of

Colima

Mexico Mexico

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 11,391 km²

Population: 657,360 Catholics (90.6% of 725,325 total) (2020)

Statistics: 53 parishes, 128 priests (123 diocesan, 5 religious), 221 lay religious (10 brothers, 211 sisters), 31 seminarians (2020)

Ecclesiastical Province: Guadalajara

Neighbouring Dioceses: Autlán (↖), Ciudad Guzmán (↑), Zamora (↗), Apatzingán (→), Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Address: Hidalgo #135 Col. Centro, 28000 - Colima, Col., Mexico

Phone: (312) 3-12-02-62

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (74)

Autlán (↖), Ciudad Guzmán (↑), Zamora (↗), Apatzingán (→), Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2021.12.23 – ...):Cardinal José Francisco Robles Ortega (73)Cardinal José Francisco Robles Ortega (73)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Presentazione

Metropolitan Archbishop of Guadalajara (Mexico)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Colima (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedCardinal José Francisco Robles Ortega (73)Cardinal José Francisco Robles Ortega (73)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2021.12.23 – ...)

Bishop Marcelino Hernández Rodríguez (75)Bishop Marcelino Hernández Rodríguez (75)Permalink
(2013.11.11 – 2021.12.23)

Bishop emeritus of Colima (Mexico)

Servir con alegría

Born:1946.05.28 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1973.04.22
Consecrated Bishop:1998.02.05

Titular Bishop of Ancusa (1998.01.05 – 2008.02.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of México (Mexico) (1998.01.05 – 2008.02.23)

Bishop of Orizaba (Mexico) (2008.02.23 – 2013.11.11)

Bishop of Colima (Mexico) (2013.11.11 – 2021.12.23)

Bishop José Luis Amezcua Melgoza (84)Bishop José Luis Amezcua Melgoza (84)Permalink
(2005.06.09 – 2013.11.11)

Bishop emeritus of Colima (Mexico)

Born:1938.05.02 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1962.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1995.06.21

Bishop of Campeche (Mexico) (1995.05.09 – 2005.06.09)

Bishop of Colima (Mexico) (2005.06.09 – 2013.11.11)

Bishop Gilberto Valbuena SánchezPermalink
(1989.07.08 – 2005.06.09)

Born:1929.02.04 (Chietla, Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1955.05.21
Consecrated Bishop:1973.02.08
Died:2021.12.22 (Colima, Mexico † 92)

Prefect Apostolic of La Paz (Mexico) (1972.12.09 – 1976.03.01)

Titular Bishop of Vazari-Didda (1972.12.09 – 1988.03.21)

Vicar Apostolic of La Paz (Mexico) (1976.03.01 – 1988.03.21)

Bishop of La Paz (Mexico) (1988.03.21 – 1989.07.08)

Bishop of Colima (Mexico) (1989.07.08 – 2005.06.09)

Bishop José Fernández Arteaga (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1980.02.08 – 1988.12.20)

Omnium me servum feci

Born:1933.09.12 (Santa Inés, MIC, Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1957.04.04
Consecrated Bishop:1974.09.12
Died:2021.12.17 (Tocumbo, MIC, Mexico † 88)

Bishop of Apatzingán (Mexico) (1974.07.13 – 1980.02.08)

Bishop of Colima (Mexico) (1980.02.08 – 1988.12.20)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Chihuahua (Mexico) (1988.12.20 – 1991.06.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Chihuahua (Mexico) (1991.06.24 – 2009.09.29)

Bishop Rogelio Sánchez GonzálezPermalink
(1972.07.23 – 1980.02.08)

Born:1921.04.23 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1944.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:1972.10.04
Died:2011.12.22 († 90)

Bishop of Colima (Mexico) (1972.07.23 – 1980.02.08)

Bishop Leonardo Viera ContrerasPermalink
(1967.07.25 – 1972.03.25)

Born:1907.01.18 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1931.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1967.09.08
Died:1977.12.02 († 70)

Bishop of Colima (Mexico) (1967.07.25 – 1972.03.25)

Bishop of Ciudad Guzmán (Mexico) (1972.03.25 – 1977.07.07)

Bishop Ignacio de Alba y HernándezPermalink
(1949.06.30 – 1967.07.25)

Born:1890.10.30 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1915.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1939.05.28
Died:1978.05.26 († 87)

Titular Bishop of Algiza (1939.04.29 – 1949.06.30)

Coadjutor Bishop of Colima (Mexico) (1939.04.29 – 1949.06.30)

Bishop of Colima (Mexico) (1949.06.30 – 1967.07.25)

Titular Bishop of Thucca in Mauretania (1967.07.25 – 1976.01.18)

Bishop José Amador Velasco y PeñaPermalink
(1903.07.17 – 1949.06.30)

Born:1856.04.30 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1879
Consecrated Bishop:1903.08.30
Died:1949.06.30 († 93)

Bishop of Colima (Mexico) (1903.07.17 – 1949.06.30)

Bishop Atenógenes Silva y Álvarez Tostado (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1892.07.11 – 1900.08.21)

Born:1848.08.26 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1871
Consecrated Bishop:1892.10.09
Died:1911.02.26 († 62)

Bishop of Colima (Mexico) (1892.07.11 – 1900.08.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Michoacán (Mexico) (1900.08.21 – 1911.02.26)

Bishop Francisco de Paula Díaz y MontesPermalink
(1889.05.27 – 1891.04.14)

Born:1833.10.08 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1862
Consecrated Bishop:1889.08.25
Died:1891.04.14 († 57)

Bishop of Colima (Mexico) (1889.05.27 – 1891.04.14)

Bishop Francisco Melitón Vargas y GutiérrezPermalink
(1883.03.15 – 1888.06.01)

Born:1822.03.09 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1850
Consecrated Bishop:1883.05.27
Died:1896.09.14 († 74)

Bishop of Colima (Mexico) (1883.03.15 – 1888.06.01)

Bishop of Puebla–Tlaxcala (Mexico) (1888.06.01 – 1896.09.14)

Former Prelates


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