An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church

Cuernavaca, Diocese of

This diocese was established in 1989. Jose Guadalupe Saucedo, Bishop of Central and South Mexico, became its first bishop. The General Convention of 1994 granted the five Mexican dioceses, including Cuernavaca, permission to withdraw from the Episcopal Church and constitute themselves an autonomous province. The Anglican Church of Mexico came into existence on Jan. 1, 1995. On Feb. 25-26, 1995, the first General Synod of the Anglican Church of Mexico met at Mexico City. Bishop Saucedo of Cuernavaca was elected Primate.

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