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Diocese of

Tarija

Bolivia Bolivia

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 20,192 km²

Population: 450,621 Catholics (94.5% of 477,096 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Sucre

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

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 26 parishes, 14 missions, 50 priests (25 diocesan, 25 religious), 2 deacons, 132 lay religious (32 brothers, 100 sisters), 16 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.01.10 – ...):Bishop Francisco Javier del Río Sendino (75)Bishop Francisco Javier del Río Sendino (75)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Tarija (Roman Rite)

Bishop Francisco Javier del Río Sendino (75)Bishop Francisco Javier del Río Sendino (75)Permalink
(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 KohenquePermalink
(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 MontañoPermalink
(1974.12.11 – 1995.10.20)

Born:1920.05.25 (Bolivia)
Ordained Priest:1945.09.22
Consecrated Bishop:1969.01.06
Died:2015.02.11 († 94)

Titular Bishop of Novi (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.Permalink
(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.Permalink
(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 2017.09.25

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