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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Barranquilla

Colombia Colombia

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 3,386 km²

Population: 2,198,000 Catholics (70.0% of 3,139,000 total) (2014)

Suffragan Sees: El Banco, Riohacha, Santa Marta, Valledupar

Neighbouring Dioceses: Santa Marta (→), Cartagena (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 148 parishes, 145 missions, 181 priests (141 diocesan, 40 religious), 383 lay religious (74 brothers, 309 sisters), 21 seminarians (2014)

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Santa Marta (→), Cartagena (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2017.11.14 – ...):Archbishop Pablo Emiro Salas Anteliz (60)Archbishop Pablo Emiro Salas Anteliz (60)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Barranquilla (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Pablo Emiro Salas Anteliz (60)Archbishop Pablo Emiro Salas Anteliz (60)Permalink
(2017.11.14 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Barranquilla (Colombia)

Born:1957.06.09
Ordained Priest:1984.12.02
Consecrated Bishop:2007.12.02

Bishop of Espinal (Colombia) (2007.10.24 – 2014.08.18)

Bishop of Armenia (Colombia) (2014.08.18 – 2017.11.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Barranquilla (Colombia) (2017.11.14 – ...)

Archbishop Jairo Jaramillo Monsalve (77)Archbishop Jairo Jaramillo Monsalve (77)Permalink
(2010.11.13 – 2017.11.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Barranquilla (Colombia)

Omnibus omnia factus

Born:1940.12.02 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1966.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:1988.09.09

Bishop of Riohacha (Colombia) (1988.07.16 – 1995.06.10)

Bishop of Santa Rosa de Osos (Colombia) (1995.06.10 – 2010.11.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Barranquilla (Colombia) (2010.11.13 – 2017.11.14)

Bishop Luis Antonio Nova RochaPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2010.08 – 2010.11.13)

Twitter FeedCardinal Jesús Rubén Salazar Gómez (75)Archbishop Jesús Rubén Salazar Gómez (75) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1999.03.18 – 2010.07.08)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Gerardo Maiella
Metropolitan Archbishop of Bogotá (Colombia)
President of Latin American Episcopal Council

Tunc dixi ecce venio

Born:1942.09.22 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1967.05.20
Consecrated Bishop:1992.03.25
Created Cardinal:2012.11.24

Bishop of Cúcuta (Colombia) (1992.02.11 – 1999.03.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Barranquilla (Colombia) (1999.03.18 – 2010.07.08)

President of Episcopal Conference of Colombia (2008.07.03 – 2014.07.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bogotá (Colombia) (2010.07.08 – ...)

First Vice-President of Latin American Episcopal Council (2011.05.19 – 2015.05.13)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Gerardo Maiella (2012.11.24 [2013.04.28] – ...)

President of Latin American Episcopal Council (2015.05.13 – ...)

Archbishop Félix María Torres ParraPermalink
(1987.05.11 – 1999.03.18)

Born:1923.07.12 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1946.06.09
Consecrated Bishop:1966.07.24
Died:2007.04.03 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Cellæ in Proconsulari (1966.06.04 – 1969.04.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cartagena (Colombia) (1966.06.04 – 1969.04.25)

Bishop of Sincelejo (Colombia) (1969.04.25 – 1980.12.11)

Bishop of Santa Marta (Colombia) (1980.12.11 – 1987.05.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Barranquilla (Colombia) (1987.05.11 – 1999.03.18)

Archbishop Germán Villa Gaviria, C.I.M.Permalink
(1969.04.25 – 1987.05.11)

Born:1911.04.21 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1935.07.07
Consecrated Bishop:1957.02.10
Died:1992.06.18 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Lamdia (1956.11.10 – 1959.02.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cartagena (Colombia) (1956.11.10 – 1959.02.03)

Bishop of Barranquilla (Colombia) (1959.02.03 – 1969.04.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Barranquilla (Colombia) (1969.04.25 – 1987.05.11)

Bishops of Barranquilla (Roman Rite)

Bishop Germán Villa Gaviria, C.I.M. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1959.02.03 – 1969.04.25)

(see above)

Bishop Francisco Gallego PérezPermalink
(1953.02.03 – 1958.12.18)

Born:1903.04.01 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1925.11.30
Consecrated Bishop:1953.03.19
Died:1960.05.21 († 57)

Bishop of Barranquilla (Colombia) (1953.02.03 – 1958.12.18)

Bishop of Cali (Colombia) (1958.12.18 – 1960.05.21)

Bishop Jesús Antonio Castro BecerraPermalink
(1948.08.19 – 1952.12.18)

Born:1908.06.26 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1933.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1948.10.31
Died:1991.04.01 († 82)

Bishop of Barranquilla (Colombia) (1948.08.19 – 1952.12.18)

Bishop of Palmira (Colombia) (1952.12.18 – 1983.08.20)

Bishop Julio Caicedo Téllez, S.D.B.Permalink
(1942.06.26 – 1948.02.23)

Born:1884.04.16 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1907.04.30
Consecrated Bishop:1942.08.16
Died:1958.09.24 († 74)

Bishop of Barranquilla (Colombia) (1942.06.26 – 1948.02.23)

Bishop of Cali (Colombia) (1948.02.23 – 1958.09.24)

Bishop Luis Calixto Leiva CharryPermalink
(1933.11.21 – 1939.05.16)

Born:1891.03.24 (Colombia)
Consecrated Bishop:1934.04.08
Died:1939.05.16 († 48)

Bishop of Barranquilla (Colombia) (1933.11.21 – 1939.05.16)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.12.27

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