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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

Population: 46,245,297

Area: 1,038,700 km²

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

Religions: Roman Catholic 90%, other 10%

Languages: Spanish (official)

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/4 total): Cardinal Darío Castrillón Hoyos (87)Castrillón Hoyos (87), Cardinal José de Jesús Pimiento Rodriguez (98)Pimiento Rodriguez (98), Cardinal Pedro Rubiano Sáenz (84)Rubiano Sáenz (84), Cardinal Jesús Rubén Salazar Gómez (74)Salazar Gómez (74) | All Cardinals

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


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (88), Basilicas Basilicas (35), National Shrines National Shrines (2), World Heritage Churches World Heritage Churches (1)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Colombia Archbishop Ettore Balestrero (50)

Conference of Bishops: Conferencia Episcopal de Colombia Link Archbishop Luis Augusto Castro Quiroga, I.M.C. (75)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consejo Episcopal Latinoamericano (C.E.L.A.M.) LinkTwitter Feed Cardinal Jesús Rubén Salazar Gómez (74)


as of 2017.06.23

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