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Diocese of

Machiques

Venezuela Venezuela

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 25,136 km²

Population: 297,500 Catholics (82.4% of 361,100 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Maracaibo

Neighbouring Dioceses: Valledupar (↖), Maracaibo (↗), El Vigía–San Carlos del Zulia (↘), Tibú (↓), San Cristóbal de Venezuela (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 17 parishes, 2 missions, 19 priests (15 diocesan, 4 religious), 1 deacon, 35 lay religious (5 brothers, 30 sisters), 6 seminarians (2015)

Address: Frente a la Plaza Bolívar, Machiques, Estado Zulia, Venezuela

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.04.09 – ...):Bishop Jesús Alfonso Guerrero Contreras, O.F.M. Cap. (67)Bishop Jesús Alfonso Guerrero Contreras, O.F.M. Cap. (67)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Machiques (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jesús Alfonso Guerrero Contreras, O.F.M. Cap. (67)Bishop Jesús Alfonso Guerrero Contreras, O.F.M. Cap. (67)Permalink
(2011.04.09 – ...)

Bishop of Machiques (Venezuela)

Born:1951.01.13 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1977.12.10
Consecrated Bishop:1996.01.20

Titular Bishop of Leptiminus (1995.12.06 – 2011.04.09)

Vicar Apostolic of Caroní (Venezuela) (1995.12.06 – 2011.04.09)

Bishop of Machiques (Venezuela) (2011.04.09 – ...)

Vicars Apostolic of Machiques (Roman Rite)

Bishop Ramiro Díaz Sánchez, O.M.I. (83)Bishop Ramiro Díaz Sánchez, O.M.I. (83)Permalink
(1997.01.24 – 2011.04.09)

Titular Bishop of Lari Castellum
Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Machiques (Venezuela)

Born:1934.09.14 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1959.03.14
Consecrated Bishop:1997.04.26

Vicar Apostolic of Machiques (Venezuela) (1997.01.24 – 2011.04.09)

Titular Bishop of Lari Castellum (1997.01.24 – ...)

Bishop Agustín Romualdo Alvarez Rodríguez, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1986.03.10 – 1995.10.07)

Born:1923.02.11 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1949.03.12
Consecrated Bishop:1986.06.07
Died:2011.08.11 († 88)

Vicar Apostolic of Machiques (Venezuela) (1986.03.10 – 1995.10.07)

Titular Bishop of Nasbinca (1986.03.10 – 2011.08.11)

Bishop Miguel Saturnino Aurrecoechea Palacios, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1955.12.19 – 1986.03.10)

Born:1904.01.01 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1936.06.06
Consecrated Bishop:1956.05.27
Died:1997.09.08 († 93)

Vicar Apostolic of Machiques (Venezuela) (1955.12.19 – 1986.03.10)

Titular Bishop of Doliche (1955.12.19 – 1997.09.08)

Bishop Ángel Turrado Moreno, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1944.09.04 – 1954.01)

Born:1903.12.24 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1929.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:1944.12.17
Died:1961.05.08 († 57)

Vicar Apostolic of Machiques (Venezuela) (1944.09.04 – 1954.01)

Titular Bishop of Assus (1944.09.04 – 1961.05.08)


as of 2018.08.28

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