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Apostolic Vicariate of

Caroní

Venezuela Venezuela

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate

Area: 80,309 km²

Population: 58,592 Catholics (63.4% of 92,450 total) (2015)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Ciudad Bolívar (↖), Ciudad Guayana (↑), Georgetown (↗), Roraima (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 6 parishes, 60 missions, 5 priests (1 diocesan, 4 religious), 13 lay religious (6 brothers, 7 sisters), 1 seminarian (2015)

Address: Casa Misión, Municipio Autónomo Sifontes, Parroquia Urdaneta Santa Elena de Uairén, Estado Bolívar, Venezuela

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic (2014.05.26 – ...):Bishop Felipe González González, O.F.M. Cap. (73)Bishop Felipe González González, O.F.M. Cap. (73)

Titular Bishop of Sinnuara

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Caroní (Roman Rite)

Bishop Felipe González González, O.F.M. Cap. (73)Bishop Felipe González González, O.F.M. Cap. (73)Permalink
(2014.05.26 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Caroní (Venezuela)
Titular Bishop of Sinnuara

Born:1944.12.14 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1970.03.15
Consecrated Bishop:1986.01.06

Vicar Apostolic of Tucupita (Venezuela) (1985.11.25 – 2014.05.26)

Titular Bishop of Sinnuara (1985.11.25 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Caroní (Venezuela) (2014.05.26 – ...)

Bishop Jesús Alfonso Guerrero Contreras, O.F.M. Cap. (67)Bishop Jesús Alfonso Guerrero Contreras, O.F.M. Cap. (67)Permalink
(1995.12.06 – 2011.04.09)

Bishop of Machiques (Venezuela)

Born:1951.01.13 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1977.12.10
Consecrated Bishop:1996.01.20

Titular Bishop of Leptiminus (1995.12.06 – 2011.04.09)

Vicar Apostolic of Caroní (Venezuela) (1995.12.06 – 2011.04.09)

Bishop of Machiques (Venezuela) (2011.04.09 – ...)

Bishop Santiago Pérez SánchezPermalink
(1993.05.28 – 1994.07.02)

Born:1942.03.03 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1967.02.18
Consecrated Bishop:1993.09.17
Died:1994.07.02 († 52)

Titular Bishop of Castellum medianum (1993.05.28 – 1994.07.02)

Vicar Apostolic of Caroní (Venezuela) (1993.05.28 – 1994.07.02)

Bishop Mariano Gutiérrez Salazar, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1968.03.11 – 1995.10.23)

Born:1913.06.14 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1936.06.09
Consecrated Bishop:1968.07.28
Died:1995.10.23 († 82)

Titular Bishop of Bamaccora (1968.03.11 – 1995.10.23)

Vicar Apostolic of Caroní (Venezuela) (1968.03.11 – 1995.10.23)

Bishop Constantino Gómez Villa, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1938.07.14 – 1967.10.11)

Born:1891.04.11 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1916.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:1938.12.18
Died:1981.03.22 († 89)

Vicar Apostolic of Caroní (Venezuela) (1938.07.14 – 1967.10.11)

Titular Bishop of Cucusus (1938.07.14 – 1981.03.22)

Bishop Benvenuto Diego Alonso y Nistal, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1937.06 – 1938.03.24)

Bishop Benvenuto Diego Alonso y Nistal, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1923.11.27 – 1937.06)

Born:1871.06.02 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1895.06.08
Consecrated Bishop:1924.05.01
Died:1938.05.23 († 66)

Vicar Apostolic of Caroní (Venezuela) (1923.11.27 – 1937.06)

Titular Bishop of Dorylaëum (1923.11.27 – 1938.05.23)

Apostolic Administrator of Caroní (Venezuela) (1937.06 – 1938.03.24)


as of 2018.08.28

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