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Diocese of

Barinas

Venezuela Venezuela

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 32,980 km²

Population: 693,824 Catholics (85.0% of 816,264 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Mérida

Neighbouring Dioceses: San Cristóbal de Venezuela (↙), Mérida (←), Trujillo (↑), Guanare (↗), San Carlos de Venezuela (↗), Calabozo (→), San Fernando de Apure (↘), Guasdualito (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 46 parishes, 1 mission, 96 priests (80 diocesan, 16 religious), 19 deacons, 52 lay religious (19 brothers, 33 sisters), 51 seminarians (2015)

Address: Calle Briceño Méndez, frente a la Plaza Bolívar, Apartado postal N°2, Barinas, Estado Barinas, Venezuela

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Barinas (Roman Rite)

Archbishop José Luis Azuaje Ayala (60)Bishop José Luis Azuaje Ayala (60) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2013.08.30 – 2018.05.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Maracaibo (Venezuela)
President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela

Born:1957.12.06 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1984.05.05
Consecrated Bishop:1999.05.29

Titular Bishop of Italica (1999.03.18 – 2006.07.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Barquisimeto (Venezuela) (1999.03.18 – 2006.07.15)

Apostolic Administrator of El Vigía–San Carlos del Zulia (Venezuela) (2005 – 2006.07.15)

Bishop of El Vigía–San Carlos del Zulia (Venezuela) (2006.07.15 – 2013.08.30)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela (2012.01.12 – 2018.01.09)

Bishop of Barinas (Venezuela) (2013.08.30 – 2018.05.24)

President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela (2018.01.09 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Maracaibo (Venezuela) (2018.05.24 – ...)

Bishop Ramón Antonio Linares Sandoval (81)Bishop Ramón Antonio Linares Sandoval (81)Permalink
(2002.07.16 – 2013.08.30)

Bishop emeritus of Barinas (Venezuela)
Apostolic Administrator emeritus of Acarigua–Araure (Venezuela)

Born:1936.12.26 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1963.07.28
Consecrated Bishop:1994.10.15

Bishop of Puerto Cabello (Venezuela) (1994.07.05 – 2002.07.16)

Bishop of Barinas (Venezuela) (2002.07.16 – 2013.08.30)

Apostolic Administrator of Acarigua–Araure (Venezuela) (2013.12 – 2015.08.10)

Archbishop Antonio José López Castillo (72)Bishop Antonio José López Castillo (72) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1992.08.01 – 2001.12.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Barquisimeto (Venezuela)

Born:1945.07.09 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1970.07.18
Consecrated Bishop:1988.05.28

Titular Bishop of Theuzi (1988.02.26 – 1992.08.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Maracaibo (Venezuela) (1988.02.26 – 1992.08.01)

Bishop of Barinas (Venezuela) (1992.08.01 – 2001.12.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (2001.12.27 – 2007.12.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Barquisimeto (Venezuela) (2007.12.22 – ...)

Bishop Rafael Angel González RamírezPermalink
(1965.07.23 – 1992.08.01)

Born:1916.08.12 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1941.10.15
Consecrated Bishop:1965.08.22
Died:2007.05.10 († 90)

Bishop of Barinas (Venezuela) (1965.07.23 – 1992.08.01)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.07.03

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