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Diocese of

Cartago

Colombia Colombia

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 4,500 km²

Population: 407,640 Catholics (98.4% of 414,186 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cali

Neighbouring Dioceses: Istmina–Tadó (←), Pereira (↗), Armenia (→), Buga (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 56 parishes, 58 missions, 95 priests (79 diocesan, 16 religious), 10 deacons, 206 lay religious (23 brothers, 183 sisters), 34 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.10.21 – ...):Bishop José Alejandro Castaño Arbeláez, O.A.R. (73)Bishop José Alejandro Castaño Arbeláez, O.A.R. (73)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Cartago (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Alejandro Castaño Arbeláez, O.A.R. (73)Bishop José Alejandro Castaño Arbeláez, O.A.R. (73)Permalink
(2010.10.21 – ...)

Bishop of Cartago (Colombia)

Servi vestri sumus

Born:1945.04.01 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1971.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:2007.01.27

Titular Bishop of Castellum Tatroportus (2006.11.13 – 2010.10.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cali (Colombia) (2006.11.13 – 2010.10.21)

Bishop of Cartago (Colombia) (2010.10.21 – ...)

Archbishop Alberto Giraldo Jaramillo, P.S.S. (84)Archbishop Alberto Giraldo Jaramillo, P.S.S. (84)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2010.05 – 2010.10.21)

Archbishop Luis Madrid Merlano (72)Bishop Luis Madrid Merlano (72) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1995.04.19 – 2010.03.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Nueva Pamplona (Colombia)

Melior sapientia quam arma

Born:1946.10.27 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1971.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1988.07.03

Bishop-Prelate of Tibú (Colombia) (1988.05.21 – 1995.04.19)

Bishop of Cartago (Colombia) (1995.04.19 – 2010.03.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nueva Pamplona (Colombia) (2010.03.30 – 2018.06.06)

Apostolic Administrator of Cúcuta (Colombia) (2010.09.01 – 2011.07.16)

Bishop José Gabriel Calderón ContrerasPermalink
(1962.04.26 – 1995.04.19)

Born:1919.07.15 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1942.11.08
Consecrated Bishop:1959.01.06
Died:2006.03.15 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Victoriana (1958.12.18 – 1962.04.26)

Auxiliary Bishop of Bogotá (Colombia) (1958.12.18 – 1962.04.26)

Bishop of Cartago (Colombia) (1962.04.26 – 1995.04.19)


as of 2018.11.07

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