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Diocese of

Choluteca

Honduras Honduras

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 5,575 km²

Population: 622,000 Catholics (83.6% of 744,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tegucigalpa

Neighbouring Dioceses: San Miguel (←), Comayagua (↑), Tegucigalpa (↑), Estelí (→), León (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 14 parishes, 849 missions, 28 priests (26 diocesan, 2 religious), 68 lay religious (2 brothers, 66 sisters), 30 seminarians (2014)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.01.26 – ...):Bishop Guy Charbonneau, P.M.E. (71)Bishop Guy Charbonneau, P.M.E. (71)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Honduras

Ordinaries

Bishops of Choluteca (Roman Rite)

Bishop Guy Charbonneau, P.M.E. (71)Bishop Guy Charbonneau, P.M.E. (71)Permalink
(2013.01.26 – ...)

Bishop of Choluteca (Honduras)
Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Honduras

El Señor es mi pastor

Born:1946.01.13 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1970.05.16
Consecrated Bishop:2013.04.20

Superior General of Society of Foreign Missions (2008.04.28 – 2013.01.26)

Bishop of Choluteca (Honduras) (2013.01.26 – ...)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Honduras (2016.06.13 – ...)

Fr. Geovanny Guillén SalinasPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2012.07.13 – 2013.01.26)

Bishop Guido Plante, P.M.E.Permalink
(2005.12.17 – 2012.07.13)

Distintos ministerios un mismo Espíritu

Born:1936.08.15 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.24
Consecrated Bishop:2005.02.02
Died:2015.05.24 († 78)

Coadjutor Bishop of Choluteca (Honduras) (2004.12.14 – 2005.12.17)

Bishop of Choluteca (Honduras) (2005.12.17 – 2012.07.13)

Bishop Raúl Corriveau, P.M.E. (86)Bishop Raúl Corriveau, P.M.E. (86)Permalink
(1984.04.14 – 2005.12.17)

Bishop emeritus of Choluteca (Honduras)

Born:1930.06.27 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1956.07.01
Consecrated Bishop:1980.12.08

Coadjutor Bishop of Choluteca (Honduras) (1980.08.25 – 1984.04.14)

Bishop of Choluteca (Honduras) (1984.04.14 – 2005.12.17)

President of Episcopal Conference of Honduras (1993 – 1996)

President of Episcopal Secretariat of Central America and Panama (1997 – 2001)

Bishop Marcel Gérin y Boulay, P.M.E.Permalink
(1979.08.29 – 1984.04.14)

Born:1913.05.07 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1936.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:1967.04.23
Died:1997.06.01 († 84)

Bishop-Prelate of Choluteca (Honduras) (1964.09.09 – 1979.08.29)

Titular Bishop of Mibiarca (1966.12.30 – 1979.08.29)

Bishop of Choluteca (Honduras) (1979.08.29 – 1984.04.14)

Prelates of Choluteca (Roman Rite)

Bishop Marcel Gérin y Boulay, P.M.E.Permalink
(1964.09.09 – 1979.08.29)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.03.15

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