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Diocese of

Riohacha

Colombia Colombia

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 17,122 km²

Population: 424,160 Catholics (86.7% of 489,494 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Barranquilla

Neighbouring Dioceses: Santa Marta (←), Maracaibo (↘), Valledupar (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 37 parishes, 4 missions, 49 priests (39 diocesan, 10 religious), 73 lay religious (10 brothers, 63 sisters), 33 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2005.05.13 – ...):Bishop Héctor Ignacio Salah Zuleta (75)Bishop Héctor Ignacio Salah Zuleta (75)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Riohacha (Roman Rite)

Bishop Héctor Ignacio Salah Zuleta (75)Bishop Héctor Ignacio Salah Zuleta (75)Permalink
(2005.05.13 – ...)

Bishop of Riohacha (Colombia)

Born:1942.12.24 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1972.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1998.03.26

Bishop of Girardota (Colombia) (1998.02.21 – 2005.05.13)

Apostolic Administrator of Apartadó (Colombia) (2001.09 – 2002.03.01)

Bishop of Riohacha (Colombia) (2005.05.13 – ...)

Bishop Armando Larios Jiménez (67)Bishop Armando Larios Jiménez (67)Permalink
(2001.03.08 – 2004.06.05)

Bishop emeritus of Riohacha (Colombia)

Born:1951.05.21 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1976.08.14
Consecrated Bishop:1994.07.24

Bishop of Magangué (Colombia) (1994.05.31 – 2001.03.08)

Bishop of Riohacha (Colombia) (2001.03.08 – 2004.06.05)

Bishop Gilberto Jiménez NarváezPermalink
(1996.07.16 – 2001.03.08)

Que todos sean uno

Born:1937.02.18 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1963.09.01
Consecrated Bishop:1996.09.07
Died:2015.10.20 († 78)

Bishop of Riohacha (Colombia) (1996.07.16 – 2001.03.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Medellín (Colombia) (2001.03.20 – 2012.02.25)

Titular Bishop of Apollonia (2001.03.20 – 2015.10.20)

Archbishop Jairo Jaramillo Monsalve (77)Bishop Jairo Jaramillo Monsalve (77) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1988.07.16 – 1995.06.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Barranquilla (Colombia)

Omnibus omnia factus

Born:1940.12.02 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1966.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:1988.09.09

Bishop of Riohacha (Colombia) (1988.07.16 – 1995.06.10)

Bishop of Santa Rosa de Osos (Colombia) (1995.06.10 – 2010.11.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Barranquilla (Colombia) (2010.11.13 – 2017.11.14)

Vicars Apostolic of Riohacha (Roman Rite)

Bishop Livio Reginaldo Fischione, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1966.09.29 – 1988.07.16)

Born:1925.04.15 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1950.02.19
Consecrated Bishop:1966.12.12
Died:2009.06.10 († 84)

Vicar Apostolic of Riohacha (Colombia) (1966.09.29 – 1988.07.16)

Titular Bishop of Aquæ in Byzacena (1966.09.29 – 2009.06.10)

Bishop Eusebio Septimio Mari, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1954.02.21 – 1965.12.21)

Born:1916.03.24 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1939.07.23
Consecrated Bishop:1954.05.01
Died:1965.12.21 († 49)

Titular Bishop of Pachnemunis (1954.02.21 – 1965.12.21)

Vicar Apostolic of Riohacha (Colombia) (1954.02.21 – 1965.12.21)


as of 2018.11.07

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