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Diocese of

Comayagua

Honduras Honduras

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 7,527 km²

Population: 637,920 Catholics (93.1% of 685,457 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tegucigalpa

Neighbouring Dioceses: Santa Rosa de Copán (←), San Pedro Sula (↖), Yoro (↑), Tegucigalpa (→), Choluteca (↘), San Miguel (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 37 parishes, 64 priests (51 diocesan, 13 religious), 100 lay religious (35 brothers, 65 sisters), 30 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches

Santa Rosa de Copán (←), San Pedro Sula (↖), Yoro (↑), Tegucigalpa (→), Choluteca (↘), San Miguel (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2004.05.21 – ...):Bishop Roberto Camilleri Azzopardi, O.F.M. (66)Bishop Roberto Camilleri Azzopardi, O.F.M. (66)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Comayagua (Roman Rite)

Bishop Roberto Camilleri Azzopardi, O.F.M. (66)Bishop Roberto Camilleri Azzopardi, O.F.M. (66)Permalink
(2004.05.21 – ...)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras)

Born:1951.04.24 (Malta)
Ordained Priest:1975.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2001.08.15

Titular Bishop of Vagada (2001.07.26 – 2004.05.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (2001.07.26 – 2004.05.21)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (2004.05.21 – ...)

Bishop Geraldo Scarpone Caporale, O.F.M.Permalink
(1979.05.30 – 2004.05.21)

Born:1928.10.01 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1956.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1979.02.21
Died:2016.10.29 († 88)

Coadjutor Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1979.01.15 – 1979.05.30)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1979.05.30 – 2004.05.21)

Bishop Bernardino N. Mazzarella, O.F.M.Permalink
(1963.03.13 – 1979.05.30)

Born:1904.04.20 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1931.06.05
Consecrated Bishop:1957.10.18
Died:1979.05.30 († 75)

Bishop-Prelate of Inmaculada Concepción de la B.V.M. en Olancho (Honduras) (1954 – 1963.03.13)

Titular Bishop of Hadrianopolis in Pisidia (1957.07.20 – 1963.03.13)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1963.03.13 – 1979.05.30)

Bishop Jaime-Maria Martinez y Cabanas (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1902.01.30 – 1916.02.02)

Born:1842.11.12
Died:1921.08.11 († 78)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1902.01.30 – 1916.02.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tegucigalpa (Honduras) (1916.02.02 – 1921.08.11)

Bishop Manuel Francisco VélezPermalink
(1887.05.23 – 1901.03.26)

Born:1839.09.17 (Guatemala)
Ordained Priest:1864.03.28
Consecrated Bishop:1887.12.26
Died:1901.03.26 († 61)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1887.05.23 – 1901.03.26)

Bishop Juan Félix de Jesús Zepeda, O.F.M.Permalink
(1861.07.22 – 1885.04.20)

Born:1808.11.20 (El Salvador)
Ordained Priest:1832.05.06
Consecrated Bishop:1859.10.16
Died:1885.04.20 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Arindela (1859.04.15 – 1861.07.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Guatemala (Guatemala) (1859.04.15 – 1861.07.22)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1861.07.22 – 1885.04.20)

Bishop Hipólito Casiano FlórezPermalink
(1854.04.04 – 1857.09.29)

Born:1808.09.25 (Honduras)
Died:1857.09.29 († 49)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1854.04.04 – 1857.09.29)

Bishop Francisco de Paula Campo y PérezPermalink
(1844.01.25 – 1853)

Born:1749.12.07 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1845.01.12
Died:1853 († 104)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1844.01.25 – 1853)

Bishop Vicente Navas, O.P.Permalink
(1795.06.01 – 1809)

Born:1741.07.12 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1795.11.15
Died:1809 († 68)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1795.06.01 – 1809)

Bishop Fernando Cardiñanos, O.F.M.Permalink
(1788.03.10 – 1794.07)

Born:1731.05.29 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1788.08
Died:1794.07 († 63)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1788.03.10 – 1794.07)

Fr. José Antonio de IsabelaPermalink
(1785.06.27 – 1785.12)

Died:1785.12

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1785.06.27 – 1785.12)

Bishop Francisco Antonio de San Miguel Iglesia Cajiga, O.S.H.Permalink
(1777.02.17 – 1783.12.15)

Born:1724.08.27 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1777
Died:1804.06.18 († 79)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1777.02.17 – 1783.12.15)

Bishop of Michoacán (Mexico) (1783.12.15 – 1804.06.18)

Bishop Francisco José de PalenciaPermalink
(1773.03.15 – 1775.11)

Born:1709.12.04 (Spain)
Died:1775.11 († 65)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1773.03.15 – 1775.11)

Bishop Antonio Macarulla Minguilla de AguilainPermalink
(1767.12.14 – 1772.12.14)

Born:1718.04.16 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1768
Died:1781.06.12 († 63)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1767.12.14 – 1772.12.14)

Bishop of Durango (Mexico) (1772.12.14 – 1781.06.12)

Bishop Isidro Rodríguez Lorenzo, O.S.B.M. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1764.12.17 – 1767.12.14)

Born:1713.04.03 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1765.10.28
Died:1793 († 80)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1764.12.17 – 1767.12.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) (1767.12.14 – 1788.09.12)

Bishop Diego Rodríguez de Rivas y VelascoPermalink
(1750.11.16 – 1762.03.29)

Born:1707
Consecrated Bishop:1751
Died:1770.12.11 († 63)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1750.11.16 – 1762.03.29)

Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1762.03.29 – 1770.12.11)

Bishop Francisco de Molina, O.S.B.M.Permalink
(1743.03.11 – 1749)

Born:1686.12.08 (Spain)
Died:1749 († 63)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1743.03.11 – 1749)

Bishop Antonio López Portillo de Guadalupe, O.F.M.Permalink
(1725.11.19 – 1742.01.06)

Born:1679 (Mexico)
Consecrated Bishop:1727.07.13
Died:1742.01.06 († 63)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1725.11.19 – 1742.01.06)

Bishop Juan Pérez Carpintero, O. Praem.Permalink
(1701.01.03 – 1724.05.12)

Born:1646 (Spain)
Died:1724.05.12 († 78)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1701.01.03 – 1724.05.12)

Bishop Pedro de los Reyes Ríos de la Madrid, O.S.B.Permalink
(1699.04.11 – 1700.03.11)

Born:1657.08.02 (Spain)
Died:1714.01.06 († 56)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1699.04.11 – 1700.03.11)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1700.03.11 – 1714.01.06)

Bishop Alonso Vargas y Barca, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1677.11.22 – 1697)

Born:1633.04 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1656.09.23
Consecrated Bishop:1679.02.24
Died:1697 († 64)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1677.11.22 – 1697)

Bishop Martín de Espinosa MonzonPermalink
(1672.09.12 – 1676)

Born:1614 (Mexico)
Died:1676 († 62)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1672.09.12 – 1676)

Bishop Juan Merlo de la FuentePermalink
(1650.05.30 – 1665)

Died:1665

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1650.05.30 – 1665)

Bishop Luis de Cañizares, O.F.M.Permalink
(1629 – 1645.07.24)

Born: (Spain)
Died:1645.07.24

Bishop of Nueva Caceres (Philippines) (1624.07.01 – 1628.06.19)

Coadjutor Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1628.06.19 – 1629)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1629 – 1645.07.24)

Bishop Alfonso del Galdo, O.P.Permalink
(1612.10.22 – 1629)

Born:1550.06.15 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1613.10.06
Died:1629 († 79)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1612.10.22 – 1629)

Bishop Gaspar de Andrada, O.F.M.Permalink
(1587.11.16 – 1612)

Consecrated Bishop:1588
Died:1612

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1587.11.16 – 1612)

Bishop Alfonso de la Cerda, O.P.Permalink
(1578.01.13 – 1587.11.06)

Died:1592.06.25

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1578.01.13 – 1587.11.06)

Bishop of La Plata (Bolivia) (1587.11.06 – 1592.06.25)

Bishop Jerónimo de Corella, O.S.H.Permalink
(1561 – 1575.07.31)

Consecrated Bishop:1562
Died:1575.07.31

Bishop of Trujillo (Honduras) (1556.06.12 – 1561)

Bishop of Comayagua (Honduras) (1561 – 1575.07.31)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.09.25

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