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Apostolic Vicariate of

Leticia

Colombia Colombia

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate

Area: 109,665 km²

Population: 78,224 Catholics (93.4% of 83,780 total) (2015)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: San José de Amazonas (←), Puerto Leguízamo–Solano (↖), Mitú (↗), Tefé (↗), Alto Solimões (→)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 12 parishes, 15 priests (9 diocesan, 6 religious), 28 lay religious (6 brothers, 22 sisters), 6 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic (2000.10.23 – ...):Bishop José de Jesús Quintero Díaz (69)Bishop José de Jesús Quintero Díaz (69)

Titular Bishop of Chimæra

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Leticia (Roman Rite)

Bishop José de Jesús Quintero Díaz (69)Bishop José de Jesús Quintero Díaz (69)Permalink
(2000.10.23 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Leticia (Colombia)
Titular Bishop of Chimæra

Born:1949.08.15 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1975.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:1996.03.02

Bishop-Prelate of Tibú (Colombia) (1996.01.05 – 1998.12.29)

Bishop of Tibú (Colombia) (1998.12.29 – 2000.10.23)

Titular Bishop of Chimæra (2000.10.23 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Leticia (Colombia) (2000.10.23 – ...)

Prefects Apostolic of Leticia (Roman Rite)

Fr. William de Jesús Ruiz VelásquezPermalink
(1997.07.08 – 2000)

Born:1942.10.02 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1966.09.11
Died:2000 († 58)

Prefect Apostolic of Leticia (Colombia) (1997.07.08 – 2000)

Fr. Alfonso Yepes RojoPermalink
(1989.03.04 – 1990)

Born:1952.01.04 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1980.11.21
Died:1990 († 38)

Prefect Apostolic of Leticia (Colombia) (1989.03.04 – 1990)

Fr. Marceliano Eduardo Canyes Santacana, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1952.01.11 – 1989.03.04)

Born:1913.03.04 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1935.12.21
Died:1989.05.10 († 76)

Prefect Apostolic of Leticia (Colombia) (1952.01.11 – 1989.03.04)


as of 2018.11.07

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