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Diocese of

Chitré

Panama Panama

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 6,150 km²

Population: 181,582 Catholics (85.0% of 213,625 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Panamá

Neighbouring Dioceses: Santiago de Veraguas (←), Penonomé (↑)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 23 parishes, 36 priests (34 diocesan, 2 religious), 3 deacons, 39 lay religious (2 brothers, 37 sisters), 11 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.04.25 – ...):Bishop Rafael Valdivieso Miranda (50)Bishop Rafael Valdivieso Miranda (50)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Panama

Ordinaries

Bishops of Chitré (Roman Rite)

Bishop Rafael Valdivieso Miranda (50)Bishop Rafael Valdivieso Miranda (50)Permalink
(2013.04.25 – ...)

Bishop of Chitré (Panama)
Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Panama

Humilis servus caritatis

Born:1968.03.18 (Panama)
Ordained Priest:1995.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:2013.07.06

Bishop of Chitré (Panama) (2013.04.25 – ...)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Panama (2016.01 – ...)

Bishop Fernando Torres Durán (81)Bishop Fernando Torres Durán (81)Permalink
(1999.07.02 – 2013.04.25)

Bishop emeritus of Chitré (Panama)

Conságranos en la verdad

Born:1937.08.02 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1960.07.16
Consecrated Bishop:1996.12.21

Titular Bishop of Abaradira (1996.11.29 – 1999.07.02)

Auxiliary Bishop of Panamá (Panama) (1996.11.29 – 1999.07.02)

Bishop of Chitré (Panama) (1999.07.02 – 2013.04.25)

Cardinal José Luis Lacunza Maestrojuán, O.A.R. (74)Bishop José Luis Lacunza Maestrojuán, O.A.R. (74) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1994.10.29 – 1999.07.02)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giuseppe da Copertino
Bishop of David (Panama)

Præsumus si prosumus

Born:1944.02.24 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1969.07.13
Consecrated Bishop:1986.01.18
Created Cardinal:2015.02.14

Titular Bishop of Parthenia (1985.12.30 – 1994.10.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Panamá (Panama) (1985.12.30 – 1994.10.29)

Secretary General of Episcopal Secretariat of Central America and Panama (1992 – 1997)

Bishop of Chitré (Panama) (1994.10.29 – 1999.07.02)

Bishop of David (Panama) (1999.07.02 – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of Panama (2000 – 2004)

President of Episcopal Conference of Panama (2007.04 – 2013.01)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giuseppe da Copertino (2015.02.14 [2015.10.18] – ...)

Bishop José María Carrizo VillarrealPermalink
(1963.01.21 – 1994.10.29)

Born:1918.08.05 (Panama)
Ordained Priest:1942.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1963.03.24
Died:1998.04.15 († 79)

Bishop of Chitré (Panama) (1963.01.21 – 1994.10.29)

President of Episcopal Conference of Panama (1971 – 1973)

President of Episcopal Conference of Panama (1982 – 1985)


as of 2018.11.07

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