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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Barquisimeto

Venezuela Venezuela

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 8,590 km²

Population: 1,268,573 Catholics (73.9% of 1,717,592 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Acarigua–Araure, Carora, Guanare, San Felipe

Neighbouring Dioceses: Carora (←), San Felipe (→), San Carlos de Venezuela (↘), Guanare (↓), Acarigua–Araure (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 94 parishes, 20 missions, 162 priests (107 diocesan, 55 religious), 42 deacons, 357 lay religious (130 brothers, 227 sisters), 40 seminarians (2015)

Address: Curia Arquidiocesana, Av. Libertador entre Av. Argimiro Bracamonte y Av. López Contreras, Sector Patarata, Municipio Iribarren, Parroquia Catedral, Barquisimeto 3001, Venezuela

Phone: 0251 4200100

History


Special Churches

Carora (←), San Felipe (→), San Carlos de Venezuela (↘), Guanare (↓), Acarigua–Araure (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2007.12.22 – ...):Archbishop Antonio José López Castillo (73)Archbishop Antonio José López Castillo (73)
Apostolic Administrator sede plena (2018.10.05 – ...):Bishop Víctor Hugo Basabe (56)Bishop Víctor Hugo Basabe (56)

Bishop of San Felipe (Venezuela)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Barquisimeto (Roman Rite)

Bishop Víctor Hugo Basabe (56)Bishop Víctor Hugo Basabe (56)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator sede plena 2018.10.05 – ...)

Archbishop Antonio José López Castillo (73)Archbishop Antonio José López Castillo (73)Permalink
(2007.12.22 – ...)

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 – ...)

Archbishop Tulio Manuel Chirivella Varela (85)Archbishop Tulio Manuel Chirivella Varela (85)Permalink
(1982.10.18 – 2007.12.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Barquisimeto (Venezuela)

Me gastaré y desgastaré para la gloria de Dios

Born:1932.11.14 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1956.11.11
Consecrated Bishop:1974.06.09

Bishop of Margarita (Venezuela) (1974.04.05 – 1982.10.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Barquisimeto (Venezuela) (1982.10.18 – 2007.12.22)

Second Vice-President of Latin American Episcopal Council (1991 – 1995)

President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela (1996 – 1999)

Archbishop Críspulo Benítez FontúrvelPermalink
(1966.04.30 – 1982.10.18)

Born:1905.04.25 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1929.07.14
Consecrated Bishop:1949.11.13
Died:1991.05.01 († 86)

Bishop of Barquisimeto (Venezuela) (1949.10.21 – 1966.04.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Barquisimeto (Venezuela) (1966.04.30 – 1982.10.18)

President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela (1972 – 1978)

Bishops of Barquisimeto (Roman Rite)

Bishop Críspulo Benítez Fontúrvel (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1949.10.21 – 1966.04.30)

(see above)

Bishop Enrique María Dubuc MorenoPermalink
(1926.09.26 – 1947.11.17)

Born:1886.09.30
Ordained Priest:1912.05.16
Consecrated Bishop:1926.08.15
Died:1962.06.22 († 75)

Titular Bishop of Zaraï (1926.05.25 – 1926.09.26)

Coadjutor Bishop of Barquisimeto (Venezuela) (1926.05.25 – 1926.09.26)

Bishop of Barquisimeto (Venezuela) (1926.09.26 – 1947.11.17)

Titular Bishop of Maximiana in Numidia (1947.11.17 – 1962.06.22)

Bishop Aguedo Felipe Alvarado LiscanoPermalink
(1910.08.15 – 1926.09.26)

Born:1845.02.05 (Venezuela)
Died:1926.09.26 († 81)

Bishop of Barquisimeto (Venezuela) (1910.08.15 – 1926.09.26)

Bishop Gregorio Rodríguez y ObregónPermalink
(1894.05.21 – 1900)

Born: (Venezuela)
Died:1900

Bishop of Barquisimeto (Venezuela) (1894.05.21 – 1900)

Bishop Victor José Díez NavarretePermalink
(1869.10.22 – 1893)

Born:1818.10.22 (Venezuela)
Died:1893 († 75)

Bishop of Coro y Barquisimeto (Venezuela) (1868.06.22 – 1869.10.22)

Bishop of Barquisimeto (Venezuela) (1869.10.22 – 1893)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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