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Diocese of

Jinotega

Nicaragua Nicaragua

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 9,755 km²

Population: 331,440 Catholics (96.5% of 343,566 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Managua

Neighbouring Dioceses: Estelí (←), Danlí (↖), Juticalpa (↑), Siuna (↗), Matagalpa (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 14 parishes, 2 missions, 30 priests (25 diocesan, 5 religious), 30 lay religious (10 brothers, 20 sisters), 21 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2005.05.10 – ...):Bishop Carlos Enrique Herrera Gutiérrez, O.F.M. (69)Bishop Carlos Enrique Herrera Gutiérrez, O.F.M. (69)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Jinotega (Roman Rite)

Bishop Carlos Enrique Herrera Gutiérrez, O.F.M. (69)Bishop Carlos Enrique Herrera Gutiérrez, O.F.M. (69)Permalink
(2005.05.10 – ...)

Bishop of Jinotega (Nicaragua)

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Born:1948.12.21 (Nicaragua)
Ordained Priest:1982.01.10
Consecrated Bishop:2005.06.24

Bishop of Jinotega (Nicaragua) (2005.05.10 – ...)

Bishop Pedro Lisímaco de Jesús Vílchez VílchezPermalink
(1991.04.30 – 2005.05.10)

Born:1929.05.19 (Nicaragua)
Ordained Priest:1955.02.06
Consecrated Bishop:1984.09.08
Died:2013.02.19 († 83)

Bishop-Prelate of Jinotega (Nicaragua) (1982.06.18 – 1991.04.30)

Bishop of Jinotega (Nicaragua) (1991.04.30 – 2005.05.10)

Prelates of Jinotega (Roman Rite)

Bishop Pedro Lisímaco de Jesús Vílchez VílchezPermalink
(1982.06.18 – 1991.04.30)

(see above)


as of 2018.11.07

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