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Apostolic Vicariate of

Puerto Carreño

Colombia Colombia

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate

Area: 57,000 km²

Population: 35,240 Catholics (78.3% of 45,000 total) (2015)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Puerto Gaitán (↙), Trinidad (←), Arauca (↖), San Fernando de Apure (↑), Puerto Ayacucho (→), Inírida (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 4 parishes, 14 missions, 9 priests (5 diocesan, 4 religious), 1 deacon, 5 lay religious (5 brothers), 5 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic (2010.06.10 – ...):Bishop Francisco Antonio Ceballos Escobar, C.SS.R. (60)Bishop Francisco Antonio Ceballos Escobar, C.SS.R. (60)

Titular Bishop of Zarna

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Puerto Carreño (Roman Rite)

Bishop Francisco Antonio Ceballos Escobar, C.SS.R. (60)Bishop Francisco Antonio Ceballos Escobar, C.SS.R. (60)Permalink
(2010.06.10 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Carreño (Colombia)
Titular Bishop of Zarna

Born:1958.03.04 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1985.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2010.07.30

Titular Bishop of Zarna (2010.06.10 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Carreño (Colombia) (2010.06.10 – ...)

Bishop Álvaro Efrén Rincón Rojas, C.SS.R. (85)Bishop Álvaro Efrén Rincón Rojas, C.SS.R. (85)Permalink
(1999.12.22 – 2010.06.10)

Titular Bishop of Bettona
Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Puerto Carreño (Colombia)

Born:1933.04.14 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1962.04.25
Consecrated Bishop:2000.03.24

Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Carreño (Colombia) (1999.12.22 – 2010.06.10)

Titular Bishop of Bettona (1999.12.22 – ...)

Prefects Apostolic of Vichada (Roman Rite)

Fr. José Aurelio Rozo Gutiérrez, S.M.M.Permalink
(1977.05.06 – 1999.12.22)

Born:1933.03.19 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1959.08.09

Prefect Apostolic of Vichada (Colombia) (1977.05.06 – 1999.12.22)

Fr. Lucreciano Onofre Gonsález, S.M.M.Permalink
(1969.03.28 – 1974)

Died:1974

Prefect Apostolic of Vichada (Colombia) (1969.03.28 – 1974)

Fr. Alfonso Cuypers, S.M.M.Permalink
(1963.01.22 – 1969)

Died:1969

Prefect Apostolic of Vichada (Colombia) (1963.01.22 – 1969)

Fr. Emiliano Pied, S.M.M.Permalink
(1956.07.31 – 1962)

Died:1962

Prefect Apostolic of Vichada (Colombia) (1956.07.31 – 1962)


as of 2018.11.07

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