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Diocese of

Mao–Monte Cristi

Dominican Republic Dominican Republic

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 4,841 km²

Population: 458,000 Catholics (67.1% of 682,700 total) (2018)

Statistics: 30 parishes, 450 missions, 60 priests (46 diocesan, 14 religious), 31 deacons, 65 lay religious (14 brothers, 51 sisters), 13 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Santiago de los Caballeros

Neighbouring Dioceses: Hinche (←), Cap-Haïtien (↖), Turks and Caicos Islands (↑), Puerto Plata (↗), Santiago de los Caballeros (↘), San Juan de la Maguana (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.05.24 – ...):Bishop Diómedes Espinal de León (71)Bishop Diómedes Espinal de León (71)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mao–Monte Cristi (Roman Rite)

Bishop Diómedes Espinal de León (71)Bishop Diómedes Espinal de León (71)Permalink
(2006.05.24 – ...)

Bishop of Mao–Monte Cristi (Dominican Republic)

Born:1949.08.25 (Dominican Republic)
Ordained Priest:1978.07.22
Consecrated Bishop:2000.06.02

Titular Bishop of Vardimissa (2000.04.20 – 2006.05.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago de los Caballeros (Dominican Republic) (2000.04.20 – 2006.05.24)

Bishop of Mao–Monte Cristi (Dominican Republic) (2006.05.24 – ...)

President of Dominican Episcopal Conference (2017.07.07 – 2020.07.01)

Bishop Jerónimo Tomás Abreu HerreraPermalink
(1978.01.16 – 2006.05.24)

Me envió a evangelizar a los pobres

Born:1930.09.30 (Dominican Republic)
Ordained Priest:1955.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1978.03.04
Died:2012.06.27 († 81)

Bishop of Mao–Monte Cristi (Dominican Republic) (1978.01.16 – 2006.05.24)


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