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Diocese of

Sonsón–Rionegro

Colombia Colombia

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 7,300 km²

Population: 555,800 Catholics (94.0% of 591,500 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Medellín

Neighbouring Dioceses: Manizales (↙), Caldas (←), Medellín (↖), Girardota (↑), Barrancabermeja (↗), La Dorada–Guaduas (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: September 5

Statistics: 67 parishes, 19 missions, 303 priests (277 diocesan, 26 religious), 569 lay religious (142 brothers, 427 sisters), 150 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

Manizales (↙), Caldas (←), Medellín (↖), Girardota (↑), Barrancabermeja (↗), La Dorada–Guaduas (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.02.02 – ...):Bishop Fidel León Cadavid Marín (67)Bishop Fidel León Cadavid Marín (67)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Sonsón–Rionegro (Roman Rite)

Bishop Fidel León Cadavid Marín (67)Bishop Fidel León Cadavid Marín (67)Permalink
(2011.02.02 – ...)

Bishop of Sonsón–Rionegro (Colombia)

Born:1951.07.03 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1976.10.05
Consecrated Bishop:2001.09.22

Bishop of Quibdó (Colombia) (2001.07.25 – 2011.02.02)

Bishop of Sonsón–Rionegro (Colombia) (2011.02.02 – ...)

Archbishop Ricardo Antonio Tobón Restrepo (67)Bishop Ricardo Antonio Tobón Restrepo (67) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2003.04.25 – 2010.02.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Medellín (Colombia)
Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Colombia

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Born:1951.05.08 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1975.11.21
Consecrated Bishop:2003.06.14

Bishop of Sonsón–Rionegro (Colombia) (2003.04.25 – 2010.02.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Medellín (Colombia) (2010.02.16 – ...)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Colombia (2017.07.05 – ...)

Archbishop Flavio Calle Zapata (74)Bishop Flavio Calle Zapata (74) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1993.02.16 – 2003.01.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ibagué (Colombia)

Born:1944.02.18 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1968.08.22
Consecrated Bishop:1989.03.16

Bishop-Prelate of Alto Sinú (Colombia) (1989.02.16 – 1993.02.16)

Bishop of Sonsón–Rionegro (Colombia) (1993.02.16 – 2003.01.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ibagué (Colombia) (2003.01.10 – ...)

Bishop Alfonso Uribe JaramilloPermalink
(1968.04.06 – 1993.07.15)

Born:1914.02.06 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1937.11.01
Consecrated Bishop:1963.08.04
Died:1993.07.15 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Aureliopolis in Asia (1963.06.25 – 1968.04.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cartagena (Colombia) (1963.06.25 – 1968.04.06)

Bishop of Sonsón–Rionegro (Colombia) (1968.04.06 – 1993.07.15)

Bishops of Sonsón (Roman Rite)

Bishop Alfredo Rubio Diaz (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1961.02.12 – 1968.03.27)

Born:1901.12.08 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1926.11.07
Consecrated Bishop:1953.09.13
Died:1992.08.19 († 90)

Titular Bishop of Vallis (1953.07.07 – 1956.05.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santa Marta (Colombia) (1953.07.07 – 1956.05.29)

Bishop of Girardot (Colombia) (1956.05.29 – 1961.02.12)

Bishop of Sonsón (Colombia) (1961.02.12 – 1968.03.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nueva Pamplona (Colombia) (1968.03.27 – 1978.02.28)

Bishop Alberto Uribe Urdaneta (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1957.03.18 – 1960.07.13)

Born:1918.12.19 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1942.11.08
Consecrated Bishop:1954.05.03
Died:1985.12.13 († 66)

Titular Bishop of Abila in Palæstina (1953.12.19 – 1957.03.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of Manizales (Colombia) (1953.12.19 – 1957.03.18)

Bishop of Sonsón (Colombia) (1957.03.18 – 1960.07.13)

Bishop of Cali (Colombia) (1960.07.13 – 1964.06.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cali (Colombia) (1964.06.20 – 1985.02.07)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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