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Diocese of Chihuahua

Comprises the State of Chihuahua

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Chihuahua, Diocese of, in the north of Mexico, comprises the State of Chihuahua, with a population of about 327,000, mostly Indians and mestisos. The diocese was erected in 1891, and has had two bishops: Jose de J. Ortiz promoted to the archbishopric of Guadalajara, and Nicolas Perez Gavilan. There are 42 parishes, 64 churches and chapels, and a seminary with 50 seminarists.

J. MONTES DE OCA Y OBREGON


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