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Diocese of

La Paz

Mexico Mexico

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 73,909 km²

Population: 539,800 Catholics (87.6% of 616,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tijuana

Neighbouring Dioceses: Ensenada (↑)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 54 parishes, 97 priests (83 diocesan, 14 religious), 166 lay religious (15 brothers, 151 sisters), 51 seminarians (2015)

Address: Revolución y 5 de mayo, Centro, 23000 - La Paz, B.C.S., Mexico

Phone: (612) 1-22-25-96

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History


Special Churches

Ensenada (↑)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2001.06.16 – ...):Bishop Miguel Angel Alba Díaz (67)Bishop Miguel Angel Alba Díaz (67)

Ordinaries

Bishops of La Paz (Roman Rite)

Bishop Miguel Angel Alba Díaz (67)Bishop Miguel Angel Alba Díaz (67)Permalink
(2001.06.16 – ...)

Bishop of La Paz (Mexico)

Omnibus omnia factus sum

Born:1951.01.23 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1975.05.31
Consecrated Bishop:1995.07.25

Titular Bishop of Fesseë (1995.06.10 – 2001.06.16)

Auxiliary Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1995.06.10 – 2001.06.16)

Bishop of La Paz (Mexico) (2001.06.16 – ...)

Bishop Braulio Rafael León Villegas (73)Bishop Braulio Rafael León Villegas (73)Permalink
(1990.02.21 – 1999.12.11)

Bishop emeritus of Ciudad Guzmán (Mexico)

Born:1945.03.26 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1970.05.17
Consecrated Bishop:1990.03.29

Bishop of La Paz (Mexico) (1990.02.21 – 1999.12.11)

Bishop of Ciudad Guzmán (Mexico) (1999.12.11 – 2017.09.25)

Bishop Gilberto Valbuena Sánchez (89)Bishop Gilberto Valbuena Sánchez (89)Permalink
(1988.03.21 – 1989.07.08)

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)

Vicars Apostolic of La Paz (Roman Rite)

Bishop Gilberto Valbuena Sánchez (89)Bishop Gilberto Valbuena Sánchez (89)Permalink
(1976.03.01 – 1988.03.21)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of La Paz (Roman Rite)

Bishop Gilberto Valbuena Sánchez (89)Bishop Gilberto Valbuena Sánchez (89)Permalink
(1972.12.09 – 1976.03.01)

(see above)

Fr. Júan Giordani, F.S.C.J.Permalink
(1958.04.15 – 1976)

Born: (Mexico)

Prefect Apostolic of La Paz (Mexico) (1958.04.15 – 1976)


as of 2018.12.04

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