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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Coro

Venezuela Venezuela

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 24,800 km²

Population: 526,814 Catholics (79.6% of 661,615 total) (2014)

Suffragan Sees: Punto Fijo

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

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 40 parishes, 3 missions, 60 priests (55 diocesan, 5 religious), 7 deacons, 45 lay religious (14 brothers, 31 sisters), 24 seminarians (2014)

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 (76)Archbishop Roberto Lückert León (76)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Coro (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Roberto Lückert León (76)Archbishop Roberto Lückert León (76)Permalink
(1998.11.23 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Coro (Venezuela)

Me desprendo de mi vida para tomarla de nuevo

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 – 2016.06.04)

Bishops of Coro (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Roberto Lückert León (76)Bishop Roberto Lückert León (76) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1993.07.21 – 1998.11.23)

(see above)

Archbishop Ramón Ovidio Pérez Morales (84)Bishop Ramón Ovidio Pérez Morales (84) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(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.Permalink
(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)Permalink
(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 NavarretePermalink
(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 MataPermalink
(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.Permalink
(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.Permalink
(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.Permalink
(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.Permalink
(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.Permalink
(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.Permalink
(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.Permalink
(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.Permalink
(1561.06.27 – 1580)

Consecrated Bishop:1565.06.10
Died:1580

Bishop of Coro (Venezuela) (1561.06.27 – 1580)

Bishop-elect Juan Simancas SimancasPermalink
(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 BallesterosPermalink
(1546.08.22 – 1555)

Died:1555

Bishop of Coro (Venezuela) (1546.08.22 – 1555)

Bishop Rodrigo de Bastidas y Rodriguez de RomeraPermalink
(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 2016.07.27

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