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Diocese of

Colima

Mexico Mexico

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 11,391 km²

Population: 707,132 Catholics (92.2% of 766,670 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Guadalajara

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

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 53 parishes, 29 missions, 125 priests (119 diocesan, 6 religious), 231 lay religious (11 brothers, 220 sisters), 38 seminarians (2015)

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

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

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.11.11 – ...):Bishop Marcelino Hernández Rodríguez (72)Bishop Marcelino Hernández Rodríguez (72)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Colima (Roman Rite)

Bishop Marcelino Hernández Rodríguez (72)Bishop Marcelino Hernández Rodríguez (72)Permalink
(2013.11.11 – ...)

Bishop 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 – ...)

Bishop José Luis Amezcua Melgoza (80)Bishop José Luis Amezcua Melgoza (80)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 Sánchez (89)Bishop Gilberto Valbuena Sánchez (89)Permalink
(1989.07.08 – 2005.06.09)

Bishop emeritus of Colima (Mexico)

Born:1929.02.04 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1955.05.21
Consecrated Bishop:1973.02.08

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)

Archbishop José Fernández Arteaga (85)Bishop José Fernández Arteaga (85) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1980.02.08 – 1988.12.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Chihuahua (Mexico)

Omnium me servum feci

Born:1933.09.12 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1957.04.04
Consecrated Bishop:1974.09.12

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 de los Angeles (Mexico) (1888.06.01 – 1896.09.14)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.10.16

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