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Diocese of

Caldas

Colombia Colombia

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 1,415 km²

Population: 250,529 Catholics (97.7% of 256,355 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Medellín

Neighbouring Dioceses: Jericó (↙), Santa Fe de Antioquia (↖), Medellín (↗), Sonsón–Rionegro (→), Manizales (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 27 parishes, 3 missions, 60 priests (diocesan), 51 lay religious (51 sisters), 13 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.01.28 – ...):Bishop César Alcides Balbín Tamayo (59)Bishop César Alcides Balbín Tamayo (59)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Caldas (Roman Rite)

Bishop César Alcides Balbín Tamayo (59)Bishop César Alcides Balbín Tamayo (59)Permalink
(2015.01.28 – ...)

Bishop of Caldas (Colombia)

Born:1958.09.08 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1985.11.19
Consecrated Bishop:2015.03.07

Bishop of Caldas (Colombia) (2015.01.28 – ...)

Bishop José Soleibe Arbeláez (79)Bishop José Soleibe Arbeláez (79)Permalink
(2002.12.06 – 2015.01.28)

Bishop emeritus of Caldas (Colombia)

Born:1938.11.17 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1963.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1999.09.08

Titular Bishop of Sullectum (1999.07.19 – 2002.12.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cali (Colombia) (1999.07.19 – 2002.12.06)

Bishop of Caldas (Colombia) (2002.12.06 – 2015.01.28)

Bishop Germán Garcia Isaza, C.M.Permalink
(1988.06.18 – 2002.03.01)

Ora et labora

Born:1936.09.02 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1962.02.11
Consecrated Bishop:1988.08.03
Died:2006.10.11 († 70)

Prefect Apostolic of Tierradentro (Colombia) (1977.07.21 – 1988.06.18)

Bishop of Caldas (Colombia) (1988.06.18 – 2002.03.01)

Bishop of Apartadó (Colombia) (2002.03.01 – 2006.10.11)


as of 2017.12.14

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