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Apostolic Vicariate of

Tierradentro

Colombia Colombia

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate

Area: 2,087 km²

Population: 64,000 Catholics (94.1% of 68,000 total) (2015)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Espinal (↑), Neiva (→), Garzón (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 10 parishes, 15 missions, 18 priests (15 diocesan, 3 religious), 8 lay religious (3 brothers, 5 sisters), 5 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic (2015.06.05 – ...):Bishop Oscar Augusto Múnera Ochoa (56)Bishop Oscar Augusto Múnera Ochoa (56)

Titular Bishop of Corniculana

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Tierradentro (Roman Rite)

Bishop Oscar Augusto Múnera Ochoa (56)Bishop Oscar Augusto Múnera Ochoa (56)Permalink
(2015.06.05 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Tierradentro (Colombia)
Titular Bishop of Corniculana

Born:1962.05.27 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1988.11.22
Consecrated Bishop:2015.07.10

Titular Bishop of Corniculana (2015.06.05 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Tierradentro (Colombia) (2015.06.05 – ...)

Bishop Edgar Hernando Tirado Mazo, M.X.Y. (79)Bishop Edgar Hernando Tirado Mazo, M.X.Y. (79)Permalink
(2003.12.19 – 2015.06.05)

Titular Bishop of Zaba
Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Tierradentro (Colombia)

Born:1939.02.22 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1970.11.29
Consecrated Bishop:2004.03.31

Vicar Apostolic of Tierradentro (Colombia) (2003.12.19 – 2015.06.05)

Titular Bishop of Zaba (2003.12.19 – ...)

Bishop Jorge García Isaza, C.M.Permalink
(2000.02.17 – 2003.04.25)

Born:1928.07.02 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1954.02.14
Consecrated Bishop:2000.03.26
Died:2016.08.16 († 88)

Prefect Apostolic of Tierradentro (Colombia) (1989.05.05 – 2000.02.17)

Vicar Apostolic of Tierradentro (Colombia) (2000.02.17 – 2003.04.25)

Titular Bishop of Budua (2000.02.17 – 2016.08.16)

Prefects Apostolic of Tierradentro (Roman Rite)

Fr. Jorge García Isaza, C.M. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1989.05.05 – 2000.02.17)

(see above)

Fr. Germán Garcia Isaza, C.M. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1977.07.21 – 1988.06.18)

Ora et labora

Born:1936.09.02 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1962.02.11
Consecrated Bishop:1988.08.03
Died:2006.10.11 († 70)

Prefect Apostolic of Tierradentro (Colombia) (1977.07.21 – 1988.06.18)

Bishop of Caldas (Colombia) (1988.06.18 – 2002.03.01)

Bishop of Apartadó (Colombia) (2002.03.01 – 2006.10.11)

Fr. Enrique Alejandro Vallejo Bernal, C.M.Permalink
(1950.10.27 – 1977)

Died:1977

Prefect Apostolic of Tierradentro (Colombia) (1950.10.27 – 1977)

Fr. Emilio Larquère, C.M.Permalink
(1923.11.09 – 1949)

Born:1869.05.16 (France)
Ordained Priest:1895.06.23
Died:1949 († 80)

Prefect Apostolic of Arauca (Colombia) (1916.01 – 1923.11.09)

Prefect Apostolic of Tierradentro (Colombia) (1923.11.09 – 1949)


as of 2018.11.07

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