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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Florencia

Colombia Colombia

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 15,441 km²

Population: 260,000 Catholics (87.0% of 298,880 total) (2017)

Statistics: 33 parishes, 21 missions, 57 priests (55 diocesan, 2 religious), 3 deacons, 44 lay religious (4 brothers, 40 sisters), 12 seminarians (2017)

Suffragan Sees: Mocoa–Sibundoy, San Vicente del Caguán

Neighbouring Dioceses: Mocoa–Sibundoy (↙), Garzón (↖), Neiva (↑), San Vicente del Caguán (→), Puerto Leguízamo–Solano (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Website: Facebook Page

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2019.07.13 – ...):Archbishop Omar de Jesús Mejía Giraldo (53)Archbishop Omar de Jesús Mejía Giraldo (53)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Florencia (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Omar de Jesús Mejía Giraldo (53)Archbishop Omar de Jesús Mejía Giraldo (53)Permalink
(2019.07.13 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Florencia (Colombia)

Born:1966.01.21 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1991.11.16
Consecrated Bishop:2013.06.29

Bishop of Florencia (Colombia) (2013.04.27 – 2019.07.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Florencia (Colombia) (2019.07.13 – ...)

Bishops of Florencia (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Omar de Jesús Mejía Giraldo (53)Bishop Omar de Jesús Mejía Giraldo (53) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2013.04.27 – 2019.07.13)

(see above)

Archbishop Jorge Alberto Ossa Soto (63)Bishop Jorge Alberto Ossa Soto (63) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2003.01.21 – 2011.07.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nueva Pamplona (Colombia)

Scio cui credidi

Born:1956.07.29 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1982.05.23
Consecrated Bishop:2003.03.01

Bishop of Florencia (Colombia) (2003.01.21 – 2011.07.15)

Bishop of Santa Rosa de Osos (Colombia) (2011.07.15 – 2019.10.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nueva Pamplona (Colombia) (2019.10.15 – ...)

Bishop Fabián Marulanda López (85)Bishop Fabián Marulanda López (85)Permalink
(1989.12.22 – 2002.07.19)

Bishop emeritus of Florencia (Colombia)

Born:1933.12.27 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1960.11.20
Consecrated Bishop:1986.08.15

Titular Bishop of Pederodiana (1986.07.15 – 1989.12.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Ibagué (Colombia) (1986.07.15 – 1989.12.22)

Bishop of Florencia (Colombia) (1989.12.22 – 2002.07.19)

Twitter FeedBishop José Luis Serna Alzate, I.M.C.Permalink
(1985.12.09 – 1989.07.08)

Born:1936.02.17 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1978.12.07
Died:2014.09.28 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Cartennæ (1978.11.15 – 1985.12.09)

Vicar Apostolic of Florencia (Colombia) (1978.11.15 – 1985.12.09)

Bishop of Florencia (Colombia) (1985.12.09 – 1989.07.08)

Bishop of Líbano–Honda (Colombia) (1989.07.08 – 2002.07.12)

Vicars Apostolic of Florencia (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedBishop José Luis Serna Alzate, I.M.C.Permalink
(1978.11.15 – 1985.12.09)

(see above)

Bishop Angelo Cuniberti, I.M.C.Permalink
(1961.04.18 – 1978.11.15)

Born:1921.02.06 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1944.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1961.05.21
Died:2012.06.26 († 91)

Vicar Apostolic of Florencia (Colombia) (1961.04.18 – 1978.11.15)

Titular Bishop of Arsinoë in Cypro (1961.04.18 – 2012.06.26)

Bishop Antonio Torasso, I.M.C.Permalink
(1952.01.10 – 1960.10.22)

Born:1914.12.16 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1940.03.10
Consecrated Bishop:1952.04.20
Died:1960.10.22 († 45)

Titular Bishop of Thapsus (1952.01.10 – 1960.10.22)

Vicar Apostolic of Florencia (Colombia) (1952.01.10 – 1960.10.22)


as of 2019.11.12

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