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Catholic Church

in

United Mexican States (Mexico)

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

Area: 1,943,945 km²

Population: 124,574,795

Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe (December 12)

Saints: 35 Saints, 25 Blesseds

Liturgical Calendar 📅

Religions: Roman Catholic 82.7%, Pentecostal 1.6%, Jehovah's Witness 1.4%, other Evangelical Churches 5%, other 1.9%, none 4.7%, unspecified 2.7%

Languages: Spanish only 92.7%, Spanish and indigenous languages 5.7%, indigenous only 0.8%, unspecified 0.8%

Ethnic Groups: mestizo (Amerindian-Spanish) 62%, predominantly Amerindian 21%, Amerindian 7%, other 10% (mostly European)

Neighbouring Countries: USA USA, → Cuba Cuba, ↘ Belize Belize, ↘ Guatemala Guatemala


Circumscriptions (99): Metr. Archdioceses (19), Dioceses (75), Territorial Prelatures (4), Apostolic Exarchates (1)


Roman Rite (96): Acapulco, Aguascalientes, Antequera, Apatzingán, Atlacomulco, Autlán, Azcapotzalco, Campeche, Cancún–Chetumal, Celaya, Chihuahua, Chilpancingo–Chilapa, Ciudad Altamirano, Ciudad Guzmán, Ciudad Juárez, Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas, Ciudad Obregón, Ciudad Valles, Ciudad Victoria, Coatzacoalcos, Colima, Córdoba, Cuauhtémoc–Madera, Cuautitlán, Cuernavaca, Culiacán, Durango, Ecatepec, El Nayar, El Salto, Ensenada, Gómez Palacio, Guadalajara, Hermosillo, Huajuapan de León, Huautla, Huejutla, Irapuato, Izcalli, Iztapalapa, Jalapa, La Paz, León, Linares, Matamoros, Matehuala, Mazatlán, Mexicali, México, Mixes, Monterrey, Morelia, Nezahualcóyotl, Nogales, Nuevo Casas Grandes, Nuevo Laredo, Orizaba, Papantla, Parral, Piedras Negras, Puebla de los Ángeles, Puerto Escondido, Querétaro, Saltillo, San Andrés Tuxtla, San Cristóbal de las Casas, San Juan de los Lagos, San Luis Potosí, Tabasco, Tacámbaro, Tampico, Tapachula, Tarahumara, Tehuacán, Tehuantepec, Tenancingo, Teotihuacan, Tepic, Texcoco, Tijuana, Tlalnepantla, Tlapa, Tlaxcala, Toluca, Torreón, Tula, Tulancingo, Tuxpan, Tuxtepec, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Valle de Chalco, Veracruz, Xochimilco, Yucatán, Zacatecas, Zamora

Armenian Church (1): América Latina e México

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

Maronite Church (1): Nuestra Señora de los Mártires del Líbano en México


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


CardinalsCardinals (3 electors/7 total): Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes (71)Aguiar Retes (71), Cardinal Felipe Arizmendi Esquivel (81)Arizmendi Esquivel (81), Cardinal Javier Lozano Barragán (88)Lozano Barragán (88), Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera (79)Rivera Carrera (79), Cardinal José Francisco Robles Ortega (72)Robles Ortega (72), Cardinal Juan Sandoval Íñiguez (88)Sandoval Íñiguez (88), Cardinal Alberto Suárez Inda (82)Suárez Inda (82) | All Cardinals

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


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (114), Basilicas Basilicas (32), National Shrines National Shrines (2), World Heritage Churches World Heritage Churches (117)

Roman-Rite Church Monasteries on the slopes of Popocatépetl

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Mexico Archbishop Franco Coppola (64)

Conference of Bishops: Conferencia del Episcopado Mexicano (C.E.M.) LinkTwitter FeedFacebook Page Archbishop Rogelio Cabrera López (70)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consejo Episcopal Latinoamericano (C.E.L.A.M.) LinkTwitter Feed Archbishop Héctor Miguel Cabrejos Vidarte, O.F.M. (73)


as of 2021.07.26

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