Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)/Diocese of Chihuahua

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97062Catholic Encyclopedia — Diocese of ChihuahuaJosé Maria Ignacio Montes de Oca y Obregón

The Diocese of Chihuahua, 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 Nicholas Perez Gavilan. There are 42 parishes, 64 churches and chapels, and a seminary with 50 seminarists.

J. Montes de Oca y Obregón.