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Diocese of

Temuco

Chile Chile

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 17,474 km²

Population: 403,000 Catholics (63.9% of 630,447 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Concepción

Neighbouring Dioceses: Concepción (↑), Santa María de los Ángeles (↑), Neuquén (→), Villarrica (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: San José

Statistics: 37 parishes, 1 mission, 70 priests (49 diocesan, 21 religious), 46 deacons, 156 lay religious (31 brothers, 125 sisters), 4 seminarians (2015)

Address: Vicuña Mackenna 779, Temuco, Chile

Phone: 45-297602

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.05.14 – ...):Bishop Héctor Eduardo Vargas Bastidas, S.D.B. (66)Bishop Héctor Eduardo Vargas Bastidas, S.D.B. (66)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Temuco (Roman Rite)

Bishop Héctor Eduardo Vargas Bastidas, S.D.B. (66)Bishop Héctor Eduardo Vargas Bastidas, S.D.B. (66)Permalink
(2013.05.14 – ...)

Bishop of Temuco (Chile)

Testimonio de Cristo Pastor

Born:1951.12.29 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1978.07.15
Consecrated Bishop:2004.01.04

Bishop of Arica (Chile) (2003.11.25 – 2011.10.21)

Bishop of San Marcos de Arica (Chile) (2011.10.21 – 2013.05.14)

Bishop of Temuco (Chile) (2013.05.14 – ...)

Bishop Manuel Camilo Vial Risopatrón, I.Sch. (83)Bishop Manuel Camilo Vial Risopatrón, I.Sch. (83)Permalink
(2001.09.21 – 2013.05.14)

Bishop emeritus of Temuco (Chile)

Buen Pastor, Padre de los pobres

Born:1935.05.20 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1961.07.16
Consecrated Bishop:1980.05.18

Titular Bishop of Pauzera (1980.03.21 – 1983.12.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1980.03.21 – 1983.12.20)

Bishop of San Felipe (Chile) (1983.12.20 – 2001.09.21)

Bishop of Temuco (Chile) (2001.09.21 – 2013.05.14)

Bishop Sergio Otoniel Contreras Navia (92)Bishop Sergio Otoniel Contreras Navia (92)Permalink
(1977.12.23 – 2001.09.21)

Bishop emeritus of Temuco (Chile)

He venido a servir

Born:1926.04.27 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1957.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1966.12.27

Bishop of San Carlos de Ancud (Chile) (1966.11.21 – 1974.01.25)

Titular Bishop of Semta (1974.01.25 – 1977.12.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Concepción (Chile) (1974.01.25 – 1977.12.23)

Bishop of Temuco (Chile) (1977.12.23 – 2001.09.21)

Apostolic Administrator of Valdivia (Chile) (1995.04.29 – 1996.09.08)

Archbishop Bernardino Piñera Carvallo (103)Bishop Bernardino Piñera Carvallo (103) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1960.12.10 – 1977.12.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of La Serena (Chile)

Servus tuus sum ego

Born:1915.09.22 (France)
Ordained Priest:1947.04.05
Consecrated Bishop:1958.04.27

Titular Bishop of Prusias ad Hypium (1958.02.11 – 1960.12.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Talca (Chile) (1958.02.11 – 1960.12.10)

Bishop of Temuco (Chile) (1960.12.10 – 1977.12.28)

President of Episcopal Conference of Chile (1983 – 1987)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Serena (Chile) (1983.07.01 – 1990.09.29)

Bishop Alejandro Menchaca LiraPermalink
(1941.08.09 – 1960.09.13)

Ut vitam habeant

Born:1903.08.31 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1927.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1941.10.12
Died:1974.07.21 († 70)

Bishop of Temuco (Chile) (1941.08.09 – 1960.09.13)

Titular Bishop of Pinara (1960.09.13 – 1974.07.21)

Bishop Augusto Osvaldo Salinas Fuenzalida, SS.CC.Permalink
(1939.08.29 – 1941.02.09)

Ut ament te

Born:1899.09.11 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1928.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:1939.11.26
Died:1991.08 († 91)

Bishop of Temuco (Chile) (1939.08.29 – 1941.02.09)

Titular Bishop of Nisyrus (1941.02.09 – 1950.08.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1941.02.09 – 1950.08.03)

Bishop of San Carlos de Ancud (Chile) (1950.08.03 – 1958.06.15)

Bishop of Linares (Chile) (1958.06.15 – 1976.12.14)

Bishop Alfredo Silva Santiago (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1935.02.23 – 1939.02.04)

Que reine el amor

Born:1894.09.08 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1917.06.02
Consecrated Bishop:1935.04.28
Died:1975.03.17 († 80)

Bishop of Temuco (Chile) (1935.02.23 – 1939.02.04)

Bishop of Concepción (Chile) (1939.02.04 – 1939.05.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Concepción (Chile) (1939.05.20 – 1963.04.27)

President of Episcopal Conference of Chile (1961 – 1963)

Titular Archbishop of Petra in Palæstina (1963.04.27 – 1970.12.04)

Bishop Prudencio Contardo Ibarra, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1925.12.14 – 1934.12.15)

Soy todo para todos

Born:1860.10.24
Ordained Priest:1883.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1920.10.21
Died:1950.03.17 († 89)

Titular Bishop of Syene (1920.06.15 – 1925.12.14)

Auxiliary Bishop of Concepción (Chile) (1920.06.15 – 1925.12.14)

Bishop of Temuco (Chile) (1925.12.14 – 1934.12.15)

Titular Bishop of Cabasa (1934.12.15 – 1950.03.17)

Bishop Ricardo Sepúlveda HermosillaPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1908 – 1919)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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