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Catholic Church

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Republic of Colombia (Colombia)

Colombia

Also known as: Kolumbien (Deutsch), Colombia (español, Italiano), la Colombie (français), Kolumbia (polski), Colômbia (Português), 哥倫比亞 (正體中文), コロンビア (日本語), Columbia (latine)

Continent: South America

Capital: Santa Fe de Bogotá

Area: 1,038,700 km²

Population: 47,698,524

Patron Saints: St. Peter Claver, St. Louis Bertrand

Liturgical Calendar

Religions: Roman Catholic 79%, Protestant 14% (includes Pentecostal 6%, mainline Protestant 2%, other 6%), other 2%, unspecified 5%

Languages: Spanish (official)

Ethnic Groups: mestizo and white 84.2%, Afro-Colombian (includes mulatto, Raizal, and Palenquero) 10.4%, Amerindian 3.4%, Romani <.01, unspecified 2.1%

Motto: Libertad y orden (Spanish) (Freedom and order)

Neighbouring Countries: Ecuador Ecuador, ↖ Panama Panama, → Venezuela Venezuela, ↘ Brazil Brazil, ↓ Peru Peru


Circumscriptions (78): Metr. Archdioceses (13), Dioceses (52), Apostolic Exarchates (1), Military Ordinariates (1), Apostolic Vicariates (11)


Roman Rite (77): Apartadó, Arauca, Armenia, Barrancabermeja, Barranquilla, Bogotá, Bucaramanga, Buenaventura, Buga, Caldas, Cali, Cartagena, Cartago, Chiquinquirá, Cúcuta, Duitama–Sogamoso, El Banco, Engativá, Espinal, Facatativá, Florencia, Fontibón, Garagoa, Garzón, Girardot, Girardota, Granada, Guapi, Ibagué, Inírida, Ipiales, Istmina–Tadó, Jericó, La Dorada–Guaduas, Leticia, Líbano–Honda, Magangué, Málaga–Soatá, Manizales, Medellín, Mitú, Mocoa–Sibundoy, Montelíbano, Montería, Neiva, Nueva Pamplona, Obispado Castrense de Colombia, Ocaña, Palmira, Pasto, Pereira, Popayán, Puerto Carreño, Puerto Gaitán, Puerto Leguízamo–Solano, Quibdó, Riohacha, San Andrés y Providencia, San José del Guaviare, San Vicente del Caguán, Santa Fe de Antioquia, Santa Marta, Santa Rosa de Osos, Sincelejo, Soacha, Socorro y San Gil, Sonsón–Rionegro, Tibú, Tierradentro, Trinidad, Tumaco, Tunja, Valledupar, Vélez, Villavicencio, Yopal, Zipaquirá

Maronite Church (1): Colombia


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


CardinalsCardinals (1 elector/3 total): Cardinal José de Jesús Pimiento Rodriguez (100)Pimiento Rodriguez (100), Cardinal Pedro Rubiano Sáenz (86)Rubiano Sáenz (86), Cardinal Jesús Rubén Salazar Gómez (76)Salazar Gómez (76) | All Cardinals

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


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (89), Basilicas Basilicas (37), National Shrines National Shrines (3), World Heritage Churches World Heritage Churches (1)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Colombia Archbishop Luis Mariano Montemayor (63)

Conference of Bishops: Conferencia Episcopal de Colombia Link Archbishop Oscar Urbina Ortega (72)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consejo Episcopal Latinoamericano (C.E.L.A.M.) LinkTwitter Feed Archbishop Héctor Miguel Cabrejos Vidarte, O.F.M. (70)


as of 2019.05.18

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