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Diocese of

Arecibo

Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,157 km²

Population: 385,600 Catholics (62.5% of 617,200 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: San Juan de Puerto Rico

Neighbouring Dioceses: Mayagüez (←), San Juan de Puerto Rico (→), Caguas (↘), Ponce (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 57 parishes, 2 missions, 101 priests (55 diocesan, 46 religious), 33 deacons, 210 lay religious (51 brothers, 159 sisters), 6 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (60)

Mayagüez (←), San Juan de Puerto Rico (→), Caguas (↘), Ponce (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.09.24 – ...):Bishop Daniel Fernández Torres (54)Bishop Daniel Fernández Torres (54)

Secretary General of Episcopal Conference of Puerto Rico

Ordinaries

Bishops of Arecibo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Daniel Fernández Torres (54)Bishop Daniel Fernández Torres (54)Permalink
(2010.09.24 – ...)

Bishop of Arecibo (Puerto Rico)
Secretary General of Episcopal Conference of Puerto Rico

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Born:1964.04.27 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1995.01.07
Consecrated Bishop:2007.04.21

Titular Bishop of Sufes (2007.02.14 – 2010.09.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of San Juan de Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico) (2007.02.14 – 2010.09.24)

Bishop of Arecibo (Puerto Rico) (2010.09.24 – ...)

Secretary General of Episcopal Conference of Puerto Rico (2012.12 – ...)

Bishop Iñaki Mallona Txertudi, C.P. (86)Bishop Iñaki Mallona Txertudi, C.P. (86)Permalink
(1991.12.14 – 2010.09.24)

Bishop emeritus of Arecibo (Puerto Rico)

Born:1932.07.01 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1956.03.27
Consecrated Bishop:1992.01.06

Bishop of Arecibo (Puerto Rico) (1991.12.14 – 2010.09.24)

President of Episcopal Conference of Puerto Rico (1994 – 1997)

Bishop Miguel Rodriguez Rodriguez, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1974.01.21 – 1990.03.20)

Born:1931.04.18 (Puerto Rico)
Ordained Priest:1958.06.22
Consecrated Bishop:1974.03.23
Died:2001.08.13 († 70)

Bishop of Arecibo (Puerto Rico) (1974.01.21 – 1990.03.20)

Bishop Alfredo José Isaac Cecilio Francesco Méndez-Gonzalez, C.S.C.Permalink
(1960.07.23 – 1974.01.21)

Born:1907.06.03 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1935.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1960.10.28
Died:1995.01.29 († 87)

Bishop of Arecibo (Puerto Rico) (1960.07.23 – 1974.01.21)


as of 2018.11.07

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