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Diocese of

Cuauhtémoc–Madera

Mexico Mexico

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 37,405 km²

Population: 378,762 Catholics (86.8% of 436,316 total) (2020)

Statistics: 29 parishes, 45 priests (36 diocesan, 9 religious), 1 deacon, 52 lay religious (9 brothers, 43 sisters), 3 seminarians (2020)

Ecclesiastical Province: Chihuahua

Neighbouring Dioceses: Ciudad Obregón (←), Nuevo Casas Grandes (↑), Chihuahua (→), Tarahumara (↓)

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Address: Hidalgo y 6ª Col. Centro, 31500 - Cuauhtémoc, Chih., Mexico

Phone: (625) 5-81-57-22

History


Special Churches

Ciudad Obregón (←), Nuevo Casas Grandes (↑), Chihuahua (→), Tarahumara (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Cuauhtémoc–Madera (Roman Rite)

Bishop Juan Guillermo López SotoPermalink
(1995.11.17 – 2021.09.08)

Born:1947.02.10 (Santa Bárbara, Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1972.08.18
Consecrated Bishop:1995.12.15
Died:2021.09.08 (Chihuahua, Mexico † 74)

Bishop of Cuauhtémoc–Madera (Mexico) (1995.11.17 – 2021.09.08)

Prelates of Madera (Roman Rite)

Bishop Renato Ascencio LeónPermalink
(1988.07.19 – 1994.10.07)

In nomine Domini

Born:1939.05.11 (León, Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1965.06.12
Consecrated Bishop:1988.08.30
Died:2022.06.27 (León, Mexico † 83)

Bishop-Prelate of Madera (Mexico) (1988.07.19 – 1994.10.07)

Bishop of Ciudad Juárez (Mexico) (1994.10.07 – 2014.12.20)

Bishop Justo Goizueta Gridilla, O.A.R.Permalink
(1970.01.14 – 1988.02.02)

Born:1912.11.27 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1935.07.28
Consecrated Bishop:1970.02.08
Died:1991.06.20 († 78)

Apostolic Administrator of Madera (Mexico) (1967 – 1970.01.14)

Titular Bishop of Egara (1970.01.14 – 1978.02.15)

Bishop-Prelate of Madera (Mexico) (1970.01.14 – 1988.02.02)

Fr. Justo Goizueta Gridilla, O.A.R. (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1967 – 1970.01.14)


as of 2022.06.30

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