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Diocese of

Barcelona

Venezuela Venezuela

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 43,300 km²

Population: 1,655,000 Catholics (93.6% of 1,768,329 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cumaná

Neighbouring Dioceses: Valle de la Pascua (↙), Guarenas (↖), Cumaná (↗), Maturín (→), El Tigre (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 60 parishes, 171 missions, 56 priests (42 diocesan, 14 religious), 5 deacons, 59 lay religious (22 brothers, 37 sisters), 28 seminarians (2015)

Address: Avenida Country Club con Calle San Carlos, Urbanización Urdaneta, Barcelona 6001-A, Apartado 67, Estado Anzoátegui, Venezuela

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History


Special Churches

Valle de la Pascua (↙), Guarenas (↖), Cumaná (↗), Maturín (→), El Tigre (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.07.11 – ...):Bishop Jorge Anibal Quintero Chacón (62)Bishop Jorge Anibal Quintero Chacón (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Barcelona (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jorge Anibal Quintero Chacón (62)Bishop Jorge Anibal Quintero Chacón (62)Permalink
(2014.07.11 – ...)

Bishop of Barcelona (Venezuela)

Born:1956.07.23 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1981.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:2009.03.07

Bishop of Margarita (Venezuela) (2008.12.19 – 2014.07.11)

Bishop of Barcelona (Venezuela) (2014.07.11 – ...)

Archbishop Diego Rafael Padrón Sánchez (79)Archbishop Diego Rafael Padrón Sánchez (79)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2014.01.25 – 2014.07.11)

Bishop César Ramón Ortega Herrera (80)Bishop César Ramón Ortega Herrera (80)Permalink
(1998.07.15 – 2014.01.20)

Bishop emeritus of Barcelona (Venezuela)

Born:1938.07.16 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1963.06.30
Consecrated Bishop:1983.10.28

Bishop of Margarita (Venezuela) (1983.08.25 – 1998.07.15)

Apostolic Administrator of Barcelona (Venezuela) (1997.06.21 – 1998.07.15)

Bishop of Barcelona (Venezuela) (1998.07.15 – 2014.01.20)

Bishop César Ramón Ortega Herrera (80)Bishop César Ramón Ortega Herrera (80)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1997.06.21 – 1998.07.15)

Bishop Miguel Delgado Avila, S.D.B.Permalink
(1991.11.16 – 1997.06.21)

Born:1929.05.23 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1955.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1979.09.11
Died:2008.11.18 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Scebatiana (1979.07.13 – 1991.11.16)

Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1979.07.13 – 1991.11.16)

Bishop of Barcelona (Venezuela) (1991.11.16 – 1997.06.21)

Bishop Constantino Maradei DonatoPermalink
(1969.11.18 – 1991.11.16)

Born:1915.12.09 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1939.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:1965.08.29
Died:1992.01.09 († 76)

Bishop of Cabimas (Venezuela) (1965.07.23 – 1969.11.18)

Bishop of Barcelona (Venezuela) (1969.11.18 – 1991.11.16)

Bishop Angel Pérez Cisneros (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1960.05.23 – 1969.07.25)

Born:1911.09.30 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1937.07.01
Consecrated Bishop:1960.07.25
Died:1987.11.26 († 76)

Bishop of Barcelona (Venezuela) (1960.05.23 – 1969.07.25)

Titular Archbishop of Castello (1969.07.25 – 1972.08.30)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Mérida (Venezuela) (1969.07.25 – 1972.08.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mérida (Venezuela) (1972.08.30 – 1979.08.20)

Bishop José Humberto PaparoniPermalink
(1954.10.04 – 1959.10.01)

Born:1920.09.03 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1944.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:1954.12.08
Died:1959.10.01 († 39)

Bishop of Barcelona (Venezuela) (1954.10.04 – 1959.10.01)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.08.31

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