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Diocese of

Belize City–Belmopan

Belize Belize

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Kingston in Jamaica

Neighbouring Dioceses: El Petén (←), Campeche (↖), Cancún–Chetumal (↑), Izabal (↓)

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

El Petén (←), Campeche (↖), Cancún–Chetumal (↑), Izabal (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.11.18 – ...):Bishop Dorick McGowan Wright (69)Bishop Dorick McGowan Wright (69)
Auxiliary Bishop (2012.02.18 – ...):Bishop Christopher Glancy, C.S.V. (54)Bishop Christopher Glancy, C.S.V. (54)

Titular Bishop of Absa Salla

Ordinaries

Bishops of Belize City–Belmopan (Roman Rite)

Bishop Dorick McGowan Wright (69)Bishop Dorick McGowan Wright (69)
(2006.11.18 – ...)

Bishop of Belize City–Belmopan (Belize)

Born:1945.11.15 (Belize)
Ordained Priest:1975.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:2002.04.04

Titular Bishop of Thimida regia (2001.12.12 – 2006.11.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of Belize City–Belmopan (Belize) (2001.12.12 – 2006.11.18)

Bishop of Belize City–Belmopan (Belize) (2006.11.18 – ...)

Bishop Osmond Peter Martin (83)Bishop Osmond Peter Martin (83)
(1983.11.11 – 2006.11.18)

Bishop emeritus of Belize City–Belmopan (Belize)

Born:1930.12.04 (Belize)
Ordained Priest:1959.04.03
Consecrated Bishop:1982.10.07

Titular Bishop of Thucca in Mauretania (1982.06.08 – 1983.11.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Belize (Belize) (1982.06.08 – 1983.11.11)

Bishop of Belize City–Belmopan (Belize) (1983.11.11 – 2006.11.18)

Bishops of Belize (Roman Rite)

Bishop Robert Louis Hodapp, S.J.
(1958.03.02 – 1983)

Born:1910.10.01 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1941.06.18
Consecrated Bishop:1958.06.26
Died:1989.10.26 († 79)

Bishop of Belize (Belize) (1958.03.02 – 1983)

Bishop David Francis Hickey, S.J.
(1956.02.29 – 1957.08.01)

Born:1882.12.03 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1917.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1948.09.21
Died:1973.08.24 († 90)

Titular Bishop of Bonitza (1948.06.10 – 1956.02.29)

Vicar Apostolic of Belize (Belize) (1948.06.10 – 1956.02.29)

Bishop of Belize (Belize) (1956.02.29 – 1957.08.01)

Titular Bishop of Cabasa (1957.08.01 – 1973.08.24)

Vicars Apostolic of Belize (Roman Rite)

Bishop David Francis Hickey, S.J.
(1948.06.10 – 1956.02.29)

(see above)

Bishop William A. Rice, S.J.
(1938.11.19 – 1946.02.28)

Born:1891.10.03 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1925.08.27
Consecrated Bishop:1939.04.16
Died:1946.02.28 († 54)

Titular Bishop of Rusicade (1938.11.19 – 1946.02.28)

Vicar Apostolic of Belize (Belize) (1938.11.19 – 1946.02.28)

Bishop Joseph Aloysius Murphy, S.J.
(1925.12.15 – 1938)

Born:1857 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1888.08.26
Consecrated Bishop:1924.03.19
Died:1939.11.25 († 82)

Vicar Apostolic of British Honduras (Belize) (1923.12.11 – 1925.12.15)

Titular Bishop of Birtha (1923.12.11 – 1939.11.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Belize (Belize) (1925.12.15 – 1938)

Vicars Apostolic of British Honduras (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Aloysius Murphy, S.J.
(1923.12.11 – 1925.12.15)

(see above)

Bishop Frederick Charles Hopkins, S.J.
(1899.08.17 – 1923.04.19)

Born:1844.03.25 (United Kingdom)
Ordained Priest:1877.09.23
Consecrated Bishop:1899.11.05
Died:1923.04.19 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Athribis (1899.08.17 – 1923.04.19)

Vicar Apostolic of British Honduras (Belize) (1899.08.17 – 1923.04.19)

Bishop Salvatore di Pietro, S.J.
(1893.01.03 – 1898.08.23)

Born: (Belize)
Consecrated Bishop:1893.04.16
Died:1898.08.23

Prefect Apostolic of British Honduras (Belize) (1888.06.10 – 1893.01.03)

Titular Bishop of Eurœa (1893.01.03 – 1898.08.23)

Vicar Apostolic of British Honduras (Belize) (1893.01.03 – 1898.08.23)

Prefects Apostolic of British Honduras (Roman Rite)

Fr. Salvatore di Pietro, S.J. (later Bishop)
(1888.06.10 – 1893.01.03)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.11.21

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