Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hermosillo

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The Archdiocese of Hermosillo (Archidioecesis Hermosillensis) is a Roman Catholic Archdiocese located in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico.wikipedia
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Roman Catholic Diocese of Fresno

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Historically the area of the current diocese belonged to the Dioceses of Guadalajara, Durango, Sonora, Californias, Monterey, Monterey-Los Angeles, and lastly Monterey-Fresno.

Pueblo de Los Ángeles

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The Los Angeles parish was under the Diocese of Sonora until 1840, when a new Diocese of the Two Californias was established to serve the Baja California Peninsula and Alta California.


Mission Santa Barbara

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In 1840, Alta California and Baja California Territory were removed from the Diocese of Sonora to form the Diocese of Both Californias.

Francisco García Diego y Moreno

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On 27 April Pope Gregory XVI withdrew California from the jurisdiction of the Bishop of Sonora, and at the same time appointed Father Diego first Bishop of Upper and Lower California with the see at Mission San Diego de Alcalá.

2009 Hermosillo daycare center fire

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Pope Benedict XVI sent a telegram to Archbishop of Hermosillo José Ulises Macías Salcedo offering his condolences, "Together with spiritual closeness, concern, and wishes for a speedy and total recovery of those injured in the lamentable incident....With these sentiments, the Supreme Pontiff, in these moments of sadness, imparts from the heart the comfort of an apostolic blessing, as a sign of comfort and hope in the Risen Lord."

Esteban Tápis

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In addition to his authority over the missions, he also served as the local Rural Dean of the Diocese of Sonora which covered that region in that period, responsible for Church matters of any Catholic there.

Granados, Sonora

The town was named after Don José Joaquín Granados y Gálvez, second bishop of Sonora from 1788 to 1794.

Nogales, Sonora

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It is a suffragan of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Hermosillo, from which its diocesan territory was split off.

Kino Border Initiative

In 2008 and 2009 in Nogales, Arizona, and Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, this work was begun by six organizations: the California Province of the Society of Jesus, Jesuit Refugee Service/USA, the Missionary Sisters of the Eucharist, the Mexican Province of the Society of Jesus, the Diocese of Tucson, and the Archdiocese of Hermosillo.