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Diocese of

Tarija

Bolivia Bolivia

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Sucre

Neighbouring Dioceses: Orán (↓), Humahuaca (↙), Potosí (↖), Sucre (↑), Camiri (↗)

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History

  • 1924.11.11: Established as Diocese of Tarija / Tariien(sis) (Latin) (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Plata)

Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.01.10 – ...):Bishop Francisco Javier Del Río Sendino (72)Bishop Francisco Javier Del Río Sendino (72)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Tarija (Roman Rite)

Bishop Francisco Javier Del Río Sendino (72)Bishop Francisco Javier Del Río Sendino (72)
(2006.01.10 – ...)

Bishop of Tarija (Bolivia)

Born:1942.01.22 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1954.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2006.03.30

Bishop of Tarija (Bolivia) (2006.01.10 – ...)

Bishop Adhemar Esquivel Kohenque
(1995.10.20 – 2004.06.02)

Born:1929.04.22 (Bolivia)
Ordained Priest:1960.10.30
Consecrated Bishop:1969.01.06
Died:2013.07.17 († 84)

Titular Bishop of Cerveteri (1968.11.11 – 1992.11.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of La Paz (Bolivia) (1968.11.11 – 1992.11.10)

Coadjutor Bishop of Tarija (Bolivia) (1992.11.10 – 1995.10.20)

Bishop of Tarija (Bolivia) (1995.10.20 – 2004.06.02)

Bishop Abel Costas Montaño (93)Bishop Abel Costas Montaño (93)
(1974.12.11 – 1995.10.20)

Bishop emeritus of Tarija (Bolivia)

Born:1920.05.25 (Bolivia)
Ordained Priest:1945.09.22
Consecrated Bishop:1969.01.06

Titular Bishop of Nova (1968.11.11 – 1974.12.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cochabamba (Bolivia) (1968.11.11 – 1974.12.11)

Bishop of Tarija (Bolivia) (1974.12.11 – 1995.10.20)

Bishop Juan Niccolai, O.F.M.
(1947.08.16 – 1974)

Born:1898.03.16 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1922.08.13
Consecrated Bishop:1944.05.28
Died:1976.08.18 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Rhandus (1944.02.20 – 1947.08.16)

Coadjutor Bishop of Tarija (Bolivia) (1944.02.20 – 1947.08.16)

Bishop of Tarija (Bolivia) (1947.08.16 – 1974)

Bishop Ramón Font y Farrés, C.M.F.
(1924.11.17 – 1947.08.16)

Born:1874.02.20 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1901.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1925.03.15
Died:1947.08.16 († 73)

Bishop of Tarija (Bolivia) (1924.11.17 – 1947.08.16)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.04.21

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