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Diocese of

Estelí

Nicaragua Nicaragua

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 7,298 km²

Population: 1,116,744 Catholics (80.1% of 1,394,319 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Managua

Neighbouring Dioceses: León (↙), Choluteca (←), Danlí (↑), Jinotega (→), Matagalpa (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 32 parishes, 48 priests (38 diocesan, 10 religious), 1 deacon, 56 lay religious (15 brothers, 41 sisters), 14 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1990.03.06 – ...):Bishop Juan Abelardo Mata Guevara, S.D.B. (72)Bishop Juan Abelardo Mata Guevara, S.D.B. (72)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Estelí (Roman Rite)

Bishop Juan Abelardo Mata Guevara, S.D.B. (72)Bishop Juan Abelardo Mata Guevara, S.D.B. (72)Permalink
(1990.03.06 – ...)

Bishop of Estelí (Nicaragua)

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Born:1946.06.23 (Nicaragua)
Ordained Priest:1976.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1988.03.19

Titular Bishop of Cœliana (1988.02.13 – 1990.03.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Managua (Nicaragua) (1988.02.13 – 1990.03.06)

Bishop of Estelí (Nicaragua) (1990.03.06 – ...)

Bishop Rubén López Ardón (84)Bishop Rubén López Ardón (84)Permalink
(1979.01.02 – 1990.03.06)

Bishop emeritus of Estelí (Nicaragua)

Born:1934.06.19 (Nicaragua)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1979.05.27

Bishop of Estelí (Nicaragua) (1979.01.02 – 1990.03.06)

Bishop Clemente Carranza y LópezPermalink
(1963.01.12 – 1978.02.07)

Born:1905.11.23 (Nicaragua)
Ordained Priest:1932.03.12
Consecrated Bishop:1963.03.19
Died:1978.02.07 († 72)

Bishop of Estelí (Nicaragua) (1963.01.12 – 1978.02.07)


as of 2018.11.07

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