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Territorial Prelature of

Bocas del Toro

Panama Panama

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Territorial Prelature

Area: 8,115 km²

Population: 91,872 Catholics (53.2% of 172,694 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Panamá

Neighbouring Dioceses: San Isidro de El General (←), Limón (↖), Santiago de Veraguas (↘), David (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 6 parishes, 46 missions, 14 priests (1 diocesan, 13 religious), 18 lay religious (14 brothers, 4 sisters) (2015)

Address: Obispado, Calle Tercera, Apartado 0101-00018, Bocas del Toro, Panama

Phone: 757.92.58

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop-Prelate (2008.05.01 – ...):Bishop Anibal Saldaña Santamaría, O.A.R. (60)Bishop Anibal Saldaña Santamaría, O.A.R. (60)

Ordinaries

Prelates of Bocas del Toro (Roman Rite)

Bishop Anibal Saldaña Santamaría, O.A.R. (60)Bishop Anibal Saldaña Santamaría, O.A.R. (60)Permalink
(2008.05.01 – ...)

Bishop-Prelate of Bocas del Toro (Panama)

Tu sequere me / Tú sigúeme

Born:1958.01.25 (Panama)
Ordained Priest:1982.10.24
Consecrated Bishop:2008.06.21

Bishop-Prelate of Bocas del Toro (Panama) (2008.05.01 – ...)

Bishop José Agustín Ganuza García, O.A.R. (87)Bishop José Agustín Ganuza García, O.A.R. (87)Permalink
(1970.03.12 – 2008.05.01)

Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Bocas del Toro (Panama)

Ubi utilius Ecclesiæ

Born:1931.08.28 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1954.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1972.05.27

Bishop-Prelate of Bocas del Toro (Panama) (1970.03.12 – 2008.05.01)

Titular Bishop of Pauzera (1972.02.04 – 1977.11.18)

Bishop Martin Legarra Tellechea, O.A.R.Permalink
(1963.11.06 – 1969.04.03)

Born:1910.01.25 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1933.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1965.06.06
Died:1985.06.15 († 75)

Bishop-Prelate of Bocas del Toro (Panama) (1963.11.06 – 1969.04.03)

Titular Bishop of Luperciana (1965.03.18 – 1969.04.03)

Bishop of Santiago de Veraguas (Panama) (1969.04.03 – 1975.02.15)


as of 2018.11.07

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