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Diocese of

Acarigua–Araure

Venezuela Venezuela

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 5,510 km²

Population: 604,169 Catholics (93.1% of 648,772 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Barquisimeto

Neighbouring Dioceses: Guanare (↙), Barquisimeto (↑), San Carlos de Venezuela (→)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 26 parishes, 100 missions, 30 priests (diocesan), 25 lay religious (25 sisters), 10 seminarians (2015)

Address: Palacio Episcopal, Avenida 38 entre Calles 26 y 27, Barrio Paraguay, Acarigua, Estado Portuguesa, Venezuela

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.08.10 – ...):Bishop Juan Carlos Bravo Salazar (51)Bishop Juan Carlos Bravo Salazar (51)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Acarigua–Araure (Roman Rite)

Bishop Juan Carlos Bravo Salazar (51)Bishop Juan Carlos Bravo Salazar (51)Permalink
(2015.08.10 – ...)

Bishop of Acarigua–Araure (Venezuela)

Born:1967.11.02 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1992.11.28
Consecrated Bishop:2015.10.24

Bishop of Acarigua–Araure (Venezuela) (2015.08.10 – ...)

Bishop Ramón Antonio Linares Sandoval (81)Bishop Ramón Antonio Linares Sandoval (81)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.12 – 2015.08.10)

Bishop Joaquín José Morón HidalgoPermalink
(2002.12.27 – 2013.10.30)

Born:1942.08.16 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1965.08.01
Consecrated Bishop:1992.10.07
Died:2013.10.30 († 71)

Bishop of Valle de la Pascua (Venezuela) (1992.07.25 – 2002.12.27)

Bishop of Acarigua–Araure (Venezuela) (2002.12.27 – 2013.10.30)


as of 2018.11.07

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