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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Calabozo

Venezuela Venezuela

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Suffragan Sees: San Fernando de Apure, Valle de la Pascua

Neighbouring Dioceses: San Fernando de Apure (↓), Barinas (↙), San Carlos de Venezuela (←), Valencia (↖), Maracay (↑), Valle de la Pascua (→), Ciudad Bolívar (↘)

Address: Calle 4, N° 11 - 82, Calabozo 2312, Estado Guárico, Venezuela

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2008.12.10 – ...):Archbishop Manuel Felipe Díaz Sánchez (59)Archbishop Manuel Felipe Díaz Sánchez (59)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Calabozo (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Manuel Felipe Díaz Sánchez (59)Archbishop Manuel Felipe Díaz Sánchez (59)
(2008.12.10 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Calabozo (Venezuela)

Born:1955.05.05 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1979.07.14
Consecrated Bishop:1997.05.24

Titular Bishop of Sitifis (1997.02.27 – 2000.04.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cumaná (Venezuela) (1997.02.27 – 2000.04.04)

Bishop of Carúpano (Venezuela) (2000.04.04 – 2008.12.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (2008.12.10 – ...)

Archbishop Antonio José López Castillo (68)Archbishop Antonio José López Castillo (68)
(2001.12.27 – 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 Helímenas de Jesús Rojo Paredes, C.I.M. (88)Archbishop Helímenas de Jesús Rojo Paredes, C.I.M. (88)
(1995.06.17 – 2001.12.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Calabozo (Venezuela)

Born:1926.04.22 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1950.07.08
Consecrated Bishop:1980.05.18

Bishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1980.03.24 – 1995.06.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1995.06.17 – 2001.12.27)

Bishops of Calabozo (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Helímenas de Jesús Rojo Paredes, C.I.M. (88)Bishop Helímenas de Jesús Rojo Paredes, C.I.M. (88) (later Archbishop)
(1980.03.24 – 1995.06.17)

(see above)

Bishop Miguel Antonio Salas Salas, C.I.M. (later Archbishop)
(1961.01.16 – 1979.08.20)

Born:1915.09.29 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1943.03.24
Consecrated Bishop:1961.02.02
Died:2003.10.30 († 88)

Bishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1961.01.16 – 1979.08.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mérida (Venezuela) (1979.08.20 – 1991.10.30)

Bishop Domingo Roa Pérez (later Archbishop)
(1957.10.03 – 1961.01.16)

Born:1915.02.21 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1941.04.12
Consecrated Bishop:1957.11.24
Died:2000.01.01 († 84)

Bishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1957.10.03 – 1961.01.16)

Bishop of Maracaibo (Venezuela) (1961.01.16 – 1966.04.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Maracaibo (Venezuela) (1966.04.30 – 1992.12.23)

President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela (1978 – 1984)

Bishop Arturo Ignacio Camargo
(1952.01.08 – 1957.09.02)

Born:1895.07.31 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1917.11.01
Consecrated Bishop:1948.06.27
Died:1961.12.13 († 66)

Auxiliary Bishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1947.11.26 – 1949)

Titular Bishop of Ombi (1947.11.26 – 1952.01.08)

Coadjutor Bishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1949 – 1952.01.08)

Bishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1952.01.08 – 1957.09.02)

Bishop of Trujillo (Venezuela) (1957.09.02 – 1961.12.13)

Bishop Arturo Celestino Alvarez
(1921.05.09 – 1952.01.08)

Born:1870.04.08 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1893.11.26
Consecrated Bishop:1910.11.06
Died:1952.01.08 († 81)

Bishop of Zulia (Venezuela) (1910.08.16 – 1919.12.18)

Titular Bishop of Thapsus (1919.12.18 – 1921.05.09)

Coadjutor Bishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1919.12.18 – 1921.05.09)

Bishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1921.05.09 – 1952.01.08)

Bishop Felipe Neri Sendra
(1891.09.25 – 1921.05.09)

Born:1844.08.27 (Italy)
Died:1921.05.09 († 76)

Bishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1891.09.25 – 1921.05.09)

Bishop Salustiano Crespo
(1881.08.04 – 1888.07.12)

Born:1826.10.15 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1853.05.01
Consecrated Bishop:1881.10.30
Died:1888.07.12 († 61)

Bishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1881.08.04 – 1888.07.12)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.06.25

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