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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Cumaná

Venezuela Venezuela

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Suffragan Sees: Barcelona, Carúpano, Margarita

Neighbouring Dioceses: Barcelona (←), Margarita (↑), Carúpano (→), Maturín (↘)

Address: Calle Bolívar, N° 34. Piso 2 Apdo. 134, Código Postal 6101-A.Cumaná, Estado Sucre, Venezuela

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2002.03.27 – ...):Archbishop Diego Rafael Padrón Sánchez (75)Archbishop Diego Rafael Padrón Sánchez (75)

President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Cumaná (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Diego Rafael Padrón Sánchez (75)Archbishop Diego Rafael Padrón Sánchez (75)
(2002.03.27 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cumaná (Venezuela)
President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela

Born:1939.05.17 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1963.08.04
Consecrated Bishop:1990.05.27

Titular Bishop of Gisipa (1990.04.04 – 1994.05.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1990.04.04 – 1994.05.07)

Bishop of Maturín (Venezuela) (1994.05.07 – 2002.03.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cumaná (Venezuela) (2002.03.27 – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela (2012.01.12 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Barcelona (Venezuela) (2014.01.25 – 2014.07.11)

Archbishop Alfredo José Rodríguez Figueroa
(1992.05.16 – 2001.09.17)

Born:1933.01.06 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1957.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1974.09.08
Died:2001.09.17 († 68)

Titular Bishop of Lari Castellum (1974.07.24 – 1987.03.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1974.07.24 – 1987.03.12)

Bishop of Cumaná (Venezuela) (1987.03.12 – 1992.05.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cumaná (Venezuela) (1992.05.16 – 2001.09.17)

Bishops of Cumaná (Roman Rite)

Bishop Alfredo José Rodríguez Figueroa (later Archbishop)
(1987.03.12 – 1992.05.16)

(see above)

Bishop Mariano José Parra León
(1966.11.30 – 1987.03.12)

Born:1911.08.13 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1933.09.23
Consecrated Bishop:1967.01.22
Died:1989.01.26 († 77)

Bishop of Cumaná (Venezuela) (1966.11.30 – 1987.03.12)

Bishop Crisanto Darío Mata Cova (later Archbishop)
(1949.10.21 – 1966.04.30)

Born:1915.10.25 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1939.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:1949.11.13
Died:1998.01.09 († 82)

Bishop of Cumaná (Venezuela) (1949.10.21 – 1966.04.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ciudad Bolívar (Venezuela) (1966.04.30 – 1986.05.26)

Bishop Sixto Sosa Díz
(1923.06.16 – 1943.05.29)

Born:1870.10.20 (Venezuela)
Consecrated Bishop:1915.10.28
Died:1943.05.29 († 72)

Titular Bishop of Claudiopolis (1915.06.14 – 1918.12.05)

Apostolic Administrator of Santo Tomás de Guayana (Venezuela) (1915.06.14 – 1918.12.05)

Bishop of Santo Tomás de Guayana (Venezuela) (1918.12.05 – 1923.06.16)

Bishop of Cumaná (Venezuela) (1923.06.16 – 1943.05.29)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.10.29

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