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Diocese of

Puerto Plata

Dominican Republic Dominican Republic

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,383 km²

Population: 387,532 Catholics (77.8% of 498,232 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Santiago de los Caballeros

Neighbouring Dioceses: Mao–Monte Cristi (↙), San Francisco de Macorís (↘), Santiago de los Caballeros (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 31 parishes, 38 priests (36 diocesan, 2 religious), 26 deacons, 41 lay religious (2 brothers, 39 sisters), 10 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2005.05.31 – ...):Bishop Julio César Corniel Amaro (60)Bishop Julio César Corniel Amaro (60)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Puerto Plata (Roman Rite)

Bishop Julio César Corniel Amaro (60)Bishop Julio César Corniel Amaro (60)Permalink
(2005.05.31 – ...)

Bishop of Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic)

Servire populo missus

Born:1958.09.28 (Dominican Republic)
Ordained Priest:1986.06.21
Consecrated Bishop:2005.07.16

Bishop of Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic) (2005.05.31 – ...)

Bishop Gregorio Nicanor Peña Rodríguez (76)Bishop Gregorio Nicanor Peña Rodríguez (76)Permalink
(1996.12.16 – 2004.06.24)

Bishop of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey (Dominican Republic)

In unitate diversitas

Born:1942.03.12 (Dominican Republic)
Ordained Priest:1968.06.22
Consecrated Bishop:1997.01.25

Bishop of Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic) (1996.12.16 – 2004.06.24)

Bishop of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey (Dominican Republic) (2004.06.24 – ...)

President of Dominican Episcopal Conference (2014.07.04 – 2017.07.07)


as of 2018.11.07

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