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Diocese of

Garzón

Colombia Colombia

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 9,667 km²

Population: 546,129 Catholics (96.4% of 566,356 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Ibagué

Neighbouring Dioceses: Mocoa–Sibundoy (↙), Tierradentro (↑), Neiva (↗), Florencia (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 62 parishes, 112 priests (105 diocesan, 7 religious), 110 lay religious (21 brothers, 89 sisters), 51 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.06.11 – ...):Bishop Fabio Duque Jaramillo, O.F.M. (68)Bishop Fabio Duque Jaramillo, O.F.M. (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Garzón (Roman Rite)

Bishop Fabio Duque Jaramillo, O.F.M. (68)Bishop Fabio Duque Jaramillo, O.F.M. (68)Permalink
(2012.06.11 – ...)

Bishop of Garzón (Colombia)

Born:1950.05.12 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1975.11.29
Consecrated Bishop:2004.01.31

Undersecretary of Pontifical Council for Culture (1997 – 2003.11.29)

Bishop of Armenia (Colombia) (2003.11.29 – 2012.06.11)

Bishop of Garzón (Colombia) (2012.06.11 – ...)

Bishop Rigoberto Corredor Bermúdez (70)Bishop Rigoberto Corredor Bermúdez (70)Permalink
(2003.12.19 – 2011.07.15)

Bishop of Pereira (Colombia)

Born:1948.08.05 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1973.11.18
Consecrated Bishop:1988.03.26

Titular Bishop of Rusguniæ (1988.02.26 – 1996.11.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Pereira (Colombia) (1988.02.26 – 1996.11.30)

Bishop of Buenaventura (Colombia) (1996.11.30 – 2003.12.19)

Bishop of Garzón (Colombia) (2003.12.19 – 2011.07.15)

Bishop of Pereira (Colombia) (2011.07.15 – ...)

Bishop Libardo Ramírez Gómez (84)Bishop Libardo Ramírez Gómez (84)Permalink
(1986.10.18 – 2003.03.15)

Bishop emeritus of Garzón (Colombia)

Born:1933.11.12 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1956.05.26
Consecrated Bishop:1972.04.08

Bishop of Armenia (Colombia) (1972.02.08 – 1986.10.18)

Bishop of Garzón (Colombia) (1986.10.18 – 2003.03.15)

Bishop Ramón Mantilla Duarte, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1977.04.26 – 1985.10.25)

Born:1925.07.17 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1948.02.05
Consecrated Bishop:1971.03.13
Died:2009.03.16 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Sala Consilina (1971.01.16 – 1977.04.26)

Vicar Apostolic of Sibundoy (Colombia) (1971.01.16 – 1977.04.26)

Bishop of Garzón (Colombia) (1977.04.26 – 1985.10.25)

Bishop of Ipiales (Colombia) (1985.10.25 – 1987.01.16)

Bishop Octavio Betancourt ArangoPermalink
(1975.11.10 – 1977.04.26)

Born:1928.01.04 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1951.11.01
Consecrated Bishop:1971.02.02
Died:2017.06.18 († 89)

Titular Bishop of Germania in Dacia (1970.11.23 – 1975.11.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Medellín (Colombia) (1970.11.23 – 1975.11.10)

Bishop of Garzón (Colombia) (1975.11.10 – 1977.04.26)

Cardinal José de Jesús Pimiento Rodriguez (99)Bishop José de Jesús Pimiento Rodriguez (99) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1964.02.29 – 1975.05.22)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Crisostomo a Monte Sacro Alto
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Manizales (Colombia)

Vivere Christus est

Born:1919.02.18 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1941.12.14
Consecrated Bishop:1955.08.28
Created Cardinal:2015.02.14

Titular Bishop of Apollonis (1955.06.14 – 1959.12.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Pasto (Colombia) (1955.06.14 – 1959.12.30)

Bishop of Montería (Colombia) (1959.12.30 – 1964.02.29)

Bishop of Garzón (Colombia) (1964.02.29 – 1975.05.22)

President of Episcopal Conference of Colombia (1972 – 1978)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Manizales (Colombia) (1975.05.22 – 1996.10.15)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Crisostomo a Monte Sacro Alto (2015.02.14 – ...)

Bishops of Garzón-Neiva (Roman Rite)

Bishop Gerardo Martínez MadrigalPermalink
(1964.02.25 – 1964.02.29)

Born:1896.04.16 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1920.09.18
Consecrated Bishop:1942.08.16
Died:1970.09.27 († 74)

Bishop of Garzón (Colombia) (1942.06.24 – 1964.02.25)

Bishop of Garzón-Neiva (Colombia) (1964.02.25 – 1964.02.29)

Bishops of Garzón (Roman Rite)

Bishop Gerardo Martínez MadrigalPermalink
(1942.06.24 – 1964.02.25)

(see above)

Bishop José Ignacio López Umaña (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1924.04.10 – 1942.03.15)

Born:1883.12.11 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1907.11.30
Consecrated Bishop:1924.08.10
Died:1974.10.03 († 90)

Bishop of Garzón (Colombia) (1924.04.10 – 1942.03.15)

Titular Archbishop of Pelusium (1942.03.15 – 1943.11.13)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Cartagena (Colombia) (1942.03.15 – 1943.11.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cartagena (Colombia) (1943.11.13 – 1974.10.03)

Bishop Stefano RojasPermalink
(1900.05.20 – 1922.07.21)

Born:1859.01.15
Ordained Priest:1883.03.24
Died:1933.07.28 († 74)

Bishop of Tolima (Colombia) (1895.03.18 – 1900.05.20)

Bishop of Garzón (Colombia) (1900.05.20 – 1922.07.21)

Titular Bishop of Modra (1922.07.21 – 1933.07.28)


as of 2018.11.07

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