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Diocese of

Granada

Nicaragua Nicaragua

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 7,453 km²

Population: 566,716 Catholics (90.8% of 623,951 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Managua

Neighbouring Dioceses: Managua (←), Matagalpa (↑), Bluefields (↗), Juigalpa (→), Tilarán–Liberia (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 53 parishes, 556 missions, 88 priests (84 diocesan, 4 religious), 185 lay religious (24 brothers, 161 sisters), 43 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.03.11 – ...):Bishop Jorge Solórzano Pérez (56)Bishop Jorge Solórzano Pérez (56)

Secretary General of Episcopal Secretariat of Central America and Panama

Ordinaries

Bishops of Granada (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jorge Solórzano Pérez (56)Bishop Jorge Solórzano Pérez (56)Permalink
(2010.03.11 – ...)

Bishop of Granada (Nicaragua)
Secretary General of Episcopal Secretariat of Central America and Panama

Ut omnes unum sint

Born:1961.03.23 (Nicaragua)
Ordained Priest:1985.03.29
Consecrated Bishop:2000.07.13

Titular Bishop of Theuzi (2000.06.17 – 2005.10.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Managua (Nicaragua) (2000.06.17 – 2005.10.15)

Bishop of Matagalpa (Nicaragua) (2005.10.15 – 2010.03.11)

Bishop of Granada (Nicaragua) (2010.03.11 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Matagalpa (Nicaragua) (2010.05 – 2011.03.08)

Secretary General of Episcopal Secretariat of Central America and Panama (2011 – ...)

Secretary General of Episcopal Conference of Nicaragua (2014.11.18 – 2017.11.15)

Bishop Bernardo Hombach Lütkermeier (84)Bishop Bernardo Hombach Lütkermeier (84)Permalink
(2003.12.15 – 2010.03.11)

Bishop emeritus of Granada (Nicaragua)

Born:1933.09.12 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1961.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:1995.04.22

Bishop of Juigalpa (Nicaragua) (1995.02.28 – 2003.12.15)

Bishop of Granada (Nicaragua) (2003.12.15 – 2010.03.11)

Bishop Leovigildo López Fitoria, C.M.Permalink
(1972.07.07 – 2003.12.15)

Born:1927.06.07 (Nicaragua)
Ordained Priest:1954.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:1972.10.07
Died:2016.08.05 († 89)

Bishop of Granada (Nicaragua) (1972.07.07 – 2003.12.15)

Bishop Marco Antonio García y SuárezPermalink
(1953.03.17 – 1972.07.11)

Born:1899.02.14 (Nicaragua)
Ordained Priest:1922.04.02
Consecrated Bishop:1953.05.24
Died:1972.07.11 († 73)

Bishop of Granada (Nicaragua) (1953.03.17 – 1972.07.11)

Bishop Canuto José Reyes y BalladaresPermalink
(1915.07.12 – 1951.11.03)

Born:1863.09.24 (Nicaragua)
Ordained Priest:1887.06.12
Consecrated Bishop:1915.11.14
Died:1951.11.03 († 88)

Bishop of Granada (Nicaragua) (1915.07.12 – 1951.11.03)

Bishop José Candida Piñol y BatresPermalink
(1913.12.10 – 1915.07.10)

Born:1878.02.02 (Guatemala)
Consecrated Bishop:1914.04.01
Died:1970.07.27 († 92)

Bishop of Granada (Nicaragua) (1913.12.10 – 1915.07.10)

Titular Bishop of Phaselis (1915.07.10 – 1970.07.27)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.12.14

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