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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Coro

Venezuela Venezuela

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Suffragan Sees: Punto Fijo

Neighbouring Dioceses: Cabimas (↙), Punto Fijo (↑), Willemstad (↗), San Felipe (↘), Carora (↓)

Address: Calle Federación con Palmasola, Apartado 7342, Coro 4101-A, Estado Falcón, Venezuela

History


Special Churches

Cabimas (↙), Punto Fijo (↑), Willemstad (↗), San Felipe (↘), Carora (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (1998.11.23 – ...):Archbishop Roberto Lückert León (75)Archbishop Roberto Lückert León (75)

Apostolic Administrator of Punto Fijo (Venezuela)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Coro (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Roberto Lückert León (75)Archbishop Roberto Lückert León (75)
(1998.11.23 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Coro (Venezuela)
Apostolic Administrator of Punto Fijo (Venezuela)

Born:1939.12.09 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1966.08.14
Consecrated Bishop:1985.06.29

Bishop of Cabimas (Venezuela) (1985.04.27 – 1993.07.21)

Bishop of Coro (Venezuela) (1993.07.21 – 1998.11.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Coro (Venezuela) (1998.11.23 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Punto Fijo (Venezuela) (2014.02.21 – ...)

Bishops of Coro (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Roberto Lückert León (75)Bishop Roberto Lückert León (75) (later Archbishop)
(1993.07.21 – 1998.11.23)

(see above)

Archbishop Ramón Ovidio Pérez Morales (82)Bishop Ramón Ovidio Pérez Morales (82) (later Archbishop)
(1980.05.20 – 1992.12.23)

Archbishop-Bishop emeritus of Los Teques (Venezuela)

Born:1932.06.26 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1958.10.26
Consecrated Bishop:1971.03.19

Titular Bishop of Aquæ Albæ in Byzacena (1970.12.02 – 1980.05.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1970.12.02 – 1980.05.20)

Bishop of Coro (Venezuela) (1980.05.20 – 1992.12.23)

President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela (1990 – 1996)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Maracaibo (Venezuela) (1992.12.23 – 1999.06.05)

Archbishop-Bishop of Los Teques (Venezuela) (1999.06.05 – 2004.12.30)

Bishop Francisco José Iturriza Guillén, S.D.B.
(1939.11.10 – 1980.05.20)

Born:1903.05.21 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1928.08.28
Consecrated Bishop:1940.02.18
Died:2003.01.14 († 99)

Bishop of Coro (Venezuela) (1939.11.10 – 1980.05.20)

Bishop Lucas Guillermo Castillo Hernández (later Archbishop)
(1923.01.19 – 1939.11.10)

Born:1879.02.10 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1905.01.15
Consecrated Bishop:1923.10.21
Died:1955.09.09 († 76)

Bishop of Coro (Venezuela) (1923.01.19 – 1939.11.10)

Titular Archbishop of Rhizæum (1939.11.10 – 1946.05.13)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1939.11.10 – 1946.05.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1946.05.13 – 1955.09.09)

Bishops of Coro y Barquisimeto (Roman Rite)

Bishop Victor José Díez Navarrete
(1868.06.22 – 1869.10.22)

Born:1818.10.22 (Venezuela)
Died:1893 († 75)

Bishop of Coro y Barquisimeto (Venezuela) (1868.06.22 – 1869.10.22)

Bishop of Barquisimeto (Venezuela) (1869.10.22 – 1893)

Bishops of Coro (Roman Rite)

Bishop Juan López de Agurto de la Mata
(1634.11.20 – 1637.06.20)

Born:1580 (Spain)
Died:1637.12.24 († 57)

Bishop of Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico) ([1630.07.20] 1631.02.10 – 1634.11.20)

Bishop of Coro (Venezuela) ([1634.08.08] 1634.11.20 – 1637.06.20)

Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1637.06.20 – 1637.12.24)

Bishop Gonzalo de Angulo, O.M.
(1617.11.20 – 1633.05.17)

Born:1577 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1618
Died:1633.05.17 († 56)

Bishop of Coro (Venezuela) (1617.11.20 – 1633.05.17)

Bishop Juan Bartolome de Bohórquez e Hinojosa, O.P.
(1611.07.17 – 1617.11.13)

Born:1542.08.24 (Mexico)
Died:1633.09 († 91)

Bishop of Coro (Venezuela) (1611.07.17 – 1617.11.13)

Bishop of Antequera (Mexico) (1617.11.13 – 1633.09)

Bishop Antonio de Alzega, O.F.M.
(1605.12.12 – 1610.05.13)

Born:1555 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1606
Died:1610.05.13 († 55)

Bishop of Coro (Venezuela) (1605.12.12 – 1610.05.13)

Bishop Domingo de Oña, O. de M.
(1601.08.27 – 1605.02.27)

Born:1560 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1602
Died:1626.10.13 († 66)

Bishop of Coro (Venezuela) (1601.08.27 – 1605.02.27)

Bishop of Gaeta (Italy) (1605.02.27 – 1626.10.13)

Bishop Domingo de Salinas, O.P.
(1597.11.10 – 1600.06.10)

Born:1547 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1598
Died:1600.06.10 († 53)

Bishop of Coro (Venezuela) (1597.11.10 – 1600.06.10)

Fr. Pedro Mártin Palomino, O.P.
(1594.07.01 – 1596.02.23)

Died:1596.02.23

Bishop of Coro (Venezuela) (1594.07.01 – 1596.02.23)

Bishop Juan Manual Martínez de Manzanillo, O.P.
(1583.03.23 – 1592.01.01)

Died:1592.01.01

Bishop of Coro (Venezuela) (1583.03.23 – 1592.01.01)

Bishop Pedro de Agreda, O.P.
(1561.06.27 – 1580)

Consecrated Bishop:1565.06.10
Died:1580

Bishop of Coro (Venezuela) (1561.06.27 – 1580)

Bishop-elect Juan Simancas Simancas
(1556.06.12 – 1561.12.05)

Consecrated Bishop:1564.04
Died:1570

Bishop of Coro (Venezuela) (1556.06.12 – 1561.12.05)

Bishop of Cartagena (Colombia) (1561.12.05 – 1570)

Bishop Miguel Jerónimo de Ballesteros
(1546.08.22 – 1555)

Died:1555

Bishop of Coro (Venezuela) (1546.08.22 – 1555)

Bishop Rodrigo de Bastidas y Rodriguez de Romera
(1531.06.21 – 1541.07.06)

Consecrated Bishop:1532.06.30
Died:1570

Bishop of Coro (Venezuela) (1531.06.21 – 1541.07.06)

Bishop of Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico) (1541.07.06 – 1567.05.06)


as of 2014.12.09

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