GCatholic.org


Map

Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Cumaná

Venezuela Venezuela

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 5,972 km²

Population: 613,292 Catholics (78.6% of 780,554 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Barcelona, Carúpano, El Tigre, Margarita

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

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 23 parishes, 27 priests (26 diocesan, 1 religious), 15 lay religious (1 brother, 14 sisters), 11 seminarians (2015)

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

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2018.05.24 – ...):Archbishop Jesús González de Zárate Salas (57)Archbishop Jesús González de Zárate Salas (57)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Cumaná (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Jesús González de Zárate Salas (57)Archbishop Jesús González de Zárate Salas (57)Permalink
(2018.05.24 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cumaná (Venezuela)

En todo amar y servir

Born:1960.12.27 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1986.01.11
Consecrated Bishop:2008.01.10

Titular Bishop of Suava (2007.10.15 – 2018.05.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (2007.10.15 – 2018.05.24)

Secretary General of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela (2012.01.12 – 2015)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cumaná (Venezuela) (2018.05.24 – ...)

Archbishop Diego Rafael Padrón Sánchez (79)Archbishop Diego Rafael Padrón Sánchez (79)Permalink
(2002.03.27 – 2018.05.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Cumaná (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 – 2018.05.24)

President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela (2012.01.12 – 2018.01.09)

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

Archbishop Alfredo José Rodríguez FigueroaPermalink
(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)Permalink
(1987.03.12 – 1992.05.16)

(see above)

Bishop Mariano José Parra LeónPermalink
(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)Permalink
(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 DízPermalink
(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 2018.10.16

© 2018 GCatholic.org

Up