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Diocese of

Holguín

Cuba Cuba

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 14,089 km²

Population: 444,900 Catholics (26.8% of 1,657,000 total) (2017)

Statistics: 32 parishes, 30 priests (23 diocesan, 7 religious), 5 deacons, 54 lay religious (9 brothers, 45 sisters), 3 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Santiago

Neighbouring Dioceses: Bayamo y Manzanillo (↙), Camagüey (←), Guantánamo–Baracoa (↘), Santiago (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2005.11.14 – ...):Bishop Emilio Aranguren Echeverría (69)Bishop Emilio Aranguren Echeverría (69)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Cuba

Ordinaries

Bishops of Holguín (Roman Rite)

Bishop Emilio Aranguren Echeverría (69)Bishop Emilio Aranguren Echeverría (69)Permalink
(2005.11.14 – ...)

Bishop of Holguín (Cuba)
President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Cuba

Born:1950.09.02 (Cuba)
Ordained Priest:1976.02.01
Consecrated Bishop:1991.06.23

Titular Bishop of Cellæ in Proconsulari (1991.04.30 – 1995.04.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cienfuegos–Santa Clara (Cuba) (1991.04.30 – 1995.04.01)

Bishop of Cienfuegos (Cuba) (1995.04.01 – 2005.11.14)

Bishop of Holguín (Cuba) (2005.11.14 – ...)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Cuba (2017.11.10 – ...)

Bishop Héctor Luis Lucas Peña Gómez (90)Bishop Héctor Luis Lucas Peña Gómez (90)Permalink
(1979.01.08 – 2005.11.14)

Bishop emeritus of Holguín (Cuba)

Born:1929.10.18 (Cuba)
Ordained Priest:1955.06.26
Consecrated Bishop:1970.03.19

Titular Bishop of Novaliciana (1970.01.12 – 1979.01.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago (Cuba) (1970.01.12 – 1979.01.08)

Bishop of Holguín (Cuba) (1979.01.08 – 2005.11.14)


as of 2019.11.12

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