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Diocese of

Pereira

Colombia Colombia

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 6,126 km²

Population: 1,053,000 Catholics (75.4% of 1,396,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Manizales

Neighbouring Dioceses: Cartago (↙), Istmina–Tadó (↖), Quibdó (↖), Jericó (↑), Manizales (→), Ibagué (→), Armenia (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 101 parishes, 7 missions, 210 priests (180 diocesan, 30 religious), 35 deacons, 266 lay religious (40 brothers, 226 sisters), 35 seminarians (2014)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.07.15 – ...):Bishop Rigoberto Corredor Bermúdez (67)Bishop Rigoberto Corredor Bermúdez (67)
Auxiliary Bishop (2015.11.30 – ...):Bishop Luis Albeiro Cortés Rendón (64)Bishop Luis Albeiro Cortés Rendón (64)

Titular Bishop of Fidoloma

Ordinaries

Bishops of Pereira (Roman Rite)

Bishop Rigoberto Corredor Bermúdez (67)Bishop Rigoberto Corredor Bermúdez (67)Permalink
(2011.07.15 – ...)

Bishop of Pereira (Colombia)

Born:1948.08.05 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1973.11.18
Consecrated Bishop:1988.03.26

Titular Bishop of Rusguniæ (1988.02.26 – 1996.11.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Pereira (Colombia) (1988.02.26 – 1996.11.30)

Bishop of Buenaventura (Colombia) (1996.11.30 – 2003.12.19)

Bishop of Garzón (Colombia) (2003.12.19 – 2011.07.15)

Bishop of Pereira (Colombia) (2011.07.15 – ...)

Bishop Tulio Duque Gutiérrez, S.D.S. (81)Bishop Tulio Duque Gutiérrez, S.D.S. (81)Permalink
(2001.07.25 – 2011.07.15)

Bishop emeritus of Pereira (Colombia)

Born:1935.01.31 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1966.03.26
Consecrated Bishop:1993.11.13

Titular Bishop of Sitipa (1993.10.07 – 1997.03.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of Medellín (Colombia) (1993.10.07 – 1997.03.18)

Bishop of Apartadó (Colombia) (1997.03.18 – 2001.07.25)

Bishop of Pereira (Colombia) (2001.07.25 – 2011.07.15)

Bishop Fabio Suescún Mutis (73)Bishop Fabio Suescún Mutis (73)Permalink
(1993.11.20 – 2001.01.19)

Military Ordinary of Colombia (Colombia)

Born:1942.11.10 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1966.11.19
Consecrated Bishop:1986.06.13

Titular Bishop of Iomnium (1986.05.03 – 1993.11.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Bogotá (Colombia) (1986.05.03 – 1993.11.20)

Apostolic Administrator of Zipaquirá (Colombia) (1991.09.27 – 1992.11.09)

Bishop of Pereira (Colombia) (1993.11.20 – 2001.01.19)

Military Ordinary of Colombia (Colombia) (2001.01.19 – ...)

Cardinal Darío Castrillón Hoyos (86)Bishop Darío Castrillón Hoyos (86) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1976.07.01 – 1992.12.16)

Cardinal-Priest of SS. Nome di Maria al Foro Traiano pro hac vice Title
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bucaramanga (Colombia)
President emeritus of Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”

Christus in vobis spes gloriæ

Born:1929.07.04 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1952.10.26
Consecrated Bishop:1971.07.18
Created Cardinal:1998.02.21

Titular Bishop of Villa regis (1971.06.02 – 1976.07.01)

Coadjutor Bishop of Pereira (Colombia) (1971.06.02 – 1976.07.01)

Bishop of Pereira (Colombia) (1976.07.01 – 1992.12.16)

Secretary General of Latin American Episcopal Council (1983 – 1987)

President of Latin American Episcopal Council (1987 – 1991)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bucaramanga (Colombia) (1992.12.16 – 1996.06.15)

Pro-Prefect of Congregation for Clergy (1996.06.15 – 1998.02.23)

Cardinal-Deacon of SS. Nome di Maria al Foro Traiano (1998.02.21 [1998.02.23] – 2008.03.01)

Prefect of Congregation for Clergy (1998.02.23 – 2006.10.31)

President of International Council for Catechesis (1998.02.23 – 2006.10.31)

President of Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei” (2000.04.14 – 2009.07.08)

Protodeacon of College of Cardinals (2007.02.23 – 2008.03.01)

Cardinal-Priest of SS. Nome di Maria al Foro Traiano pro hac vice Title (2008.03.01 – ...)

Bishop Baltasar Alvarez RestrepoPermalink
(1952.12.18 – 1976.07.01)

Born:1901.06.29 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1931.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1949.06.29
Died:1988.03.26 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Amyzon (1949.05.07 – 1952.12.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of Manizales (Colombia) (1949.05.07 – 1952.12.18)

Bishop of Pereira (Colombia) (1952.12.18 – 1976.07.01)

Former Prelates


as of 2016.04.24

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