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Diocese of

Maturín

Venezuela Venezuela

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 28,000 km²

Population: 738,992 Catholics (87.6% of 843,403 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Ciudad Bolívar

Neighbouring Dioceses: El Tigre (↙), Barcelona (←), Cumaná (↖), Carúpano (↑), Tucupita (→), Ciudad Guayana (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 28 parishes, 8 missions, 43 priests (39 diocesan, 4 religious), 16 lay religious (4 brothers, 12 sisters), 14 seminarians (2015)

Address: Residencia Episcopal Av. Andrés Eloy Blanco, Nº 58 Maturín, Estado Monagas, Venezuela

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2003.08.09 – ...):Bishop Enrique Pérez Lavado (67)Bishop Enrique Pérez Lavado (67)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Maturín (Roman Rite)

Bishop Enrique Pérez Lavado (67)Bishop Enrique Pérez Lavado (67)Permalink
(2003.08.09 – ...)

Bishop of Maturín (Venezuela)

Born:1951.04.19 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1986.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:2003.10.31

Bishop of Maturín (Venezuela) (2003.08.09 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Carúpano (Venezuela) (2009 – 2010.04.10)

Archbishop Diego Rafael Padrón Sánchez (79)Bishop Diego Rafael Padrón Sánchez (79) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1994.05.07 – 2002.03.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Cumaná (Venezuela)

Born:1939.05.17 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1963.08.04
Consecrated Bishop:1990.05.27

Titular Bishop of Gisipa (1990.04.04 – 1994.05.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1990.04.04 – 1994.05.07)

Bishop of Maturín (Venezuela) (1994.05.07 – 2002.03.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cumaná (Venezuela) (2002.03.27 – 2018.05.24)

President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela (2012.01.12 – 2018.01.09)

Apostolic Administrator of Barcelona (Venezuela) (2014.01.25 – 2014.07.11)

Bishop Antonio José Ramírez SalaverríaPermalink
(1958.05.24 – 1994.05.07)

Born:1917.10.31 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1940.07.14
Consecrated Bishop:1958.09.14
Died:2014.06.28 († 96)

Bishop of Maturín (Venezuela) (1958.05.24 – 1994.05.07)


as of 2018.11.07

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