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Diocese of

Jericó

Colombia Colombia

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,000 km²

Population: 225,000 Catholics (97.8% of 230,000 total) (2017)

Statistics: 33 parishes, 79 priests (diocesan), 4 deacons, 105 lay religious (105 sisters), 26 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Medellín

Neighbouring Dioceses: Quibdó (←), Santa Fe de Antioquia (↑), Caldas (↗), Manizales (↘), Pereira (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

History


Special Churches

Quibdó (←), Santa Fe de Antioquia (↑), Caldas (↗), Manizales (↘), Pereira (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.06.13 – ...):Bishop Noel Antonio Londoño Buitrago, C.SS.R. (70)Bishop Noel Antonio Londoño Buitrago, C.SS.R. (70)

Delegate ad nutum Sanctae Sedis of Sodalitium of Christian Life

Ordinaries

Bishops of Jericó (Roman Rite)

Bishop Noel Antonio Londoño Buitrago, C.SS.R. (70)Bishop Noel Antonio Londoño Buitrago, C.SS.R. (70)Permalink
(2013.06.13 – ...)

Bishop of Jericó (Colombia)
Delegate ad nutum Sanctae Sedis of Sodalitium of Christian Life

Born:1949.08.06 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1973.11.23
Consecrated Bishop:2013.08.10

Bishop of Jericó (Colombia) (2013.06.13 – ...)

Delegate ad nutum Sanctae Sedis of Sodalitium of Christian Life (2018.01.10 – ...)

Bishop José Roberto López LondoñoPermalink
(2003.10.07 – 2013.06.13)

Non ministrari sed ministrare

Born:1937.06.29 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1962.08.26
Consecrated Bishop:1982.07.03
Died:2018.09.21 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Urbisaglia (1982.05.24 – 1987.05.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of Medellín (Colombia) (1982.05.24 – 1987.05.09)

Bishop of Armenia (Colombia) (1987.05.09 – 2003.10.07)

Bishop of Jericó (Colombia) (2003.10.07 – 2013.06.13)

Bishop Augusto Aristizábal OspinaPermalink
(1977.10.29 – 2003.10.07)

Omnia propter electos

Born:1928.05.26 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1954.10.31
Consecrated Bishop:1969.07.20
Died:2004.11.06 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Ceramussa (1969.06.02 – 1977.10.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cali (Colombia) (1969.06.02 – 1977.10.29)

Bishop of Jericó (Colombia) (1977.10.29 – 2003.10.07)

Bishop Juan Eliseo Mojica OliverosPermalink
(1970.06.04 – 1977.04.26)

Evangelizantes Jesum

Born:1918.06.12 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1941.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:1967.05.01
Died:1989.12.27 († 71)

Titular Bishop of Baliana (1967.02.20 – 1970.06.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Tunja (Colombia) (1967.02.20 – 1970.06.04)

Bishop of Jericó (Colombia) (1970.06.04 – 1977.04.26)

Bishop of Garagoa (Colombia) (1977.04.26 – 1989.12.27)

Bishop Augusto Trujillo Arango (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1960.03.31 – 1970.02.20)

Animam pro ovibus

Born:1922.08.05 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1945.08.06
Consecrated Bishop:1957.06.09
Died:2007.02.24 († 84)

Titular Bishop of Nisyrus (1957.04.25 – 1960.03.31)

Auxiliary Bishop of Manizales (Colombia) (1957.04.25 – 1960.03.31)

Bishop of Jericó (Colombia) (1960.03.31 – 1970.02.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tunja (Colombia) (1970.02.20 – 1998.02.02)

Bishop Antonio José Jaramillo Tobón (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1942.02.07 – 1960.03.31)

Sanctificetur nomen tuum

Born:1886.10.31 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1912.11.10
Consecrated Bishop:1942.04.12
Died:1969.04.27 († 82)

Bishop of Jericó (Colombia) (1942.02.07 – 1960.03.31)

Titular Archbishop of Cotrada (1960.03.31 – 1969.04.27)


as of 2020.06.16

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