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Diocese of

Tumaco

Colombia Colombia

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 16,000 km²

Population: 249,520 Catholics (74.4% of 335,320 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Popayán

Neighbouring Dioceses: Esmeraldas (↙), Guapi (↗), Pasto (→), Ipiales (↘), Tulcán (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 17 parishes, 31 priests (19 diocesan, 12 religious), 9 deacons, 39 lay religious (26 brothers, 13 sisters), 7 seminarians (2014)

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History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Esmeraldas (↙), Guapi (↗), Pasto (→), Ipiales (↘), Tulcán (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.03.18 – ...):Bishop Orlando Olave Villanoba (48)Bishop Orlando Olave Villanoba (48)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Tumaco (Roman Rite)

Bishop Orlando Olave Villanoba (48)Bishop Orlando Olave Villanoba (48)Permalink
(2017.03.18 – ...)

Bishop of Tumaco (Colombia)

Born:1969.01.28 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1998.12.05
Consecrated Bishop:2017.05.06

Bishop of Tumaco (Colombia) (2017.03.18 – ...)

Bishop Gustavo Girón Higuita, O.C.D. (77)Bishop Gustavo Girón Higuita, O.C.D. (77)Permalink
(1999.10.29 – 2015.07.25)

Bishop emeritus of Tumaco (Colombia)

Born:1940.05.28 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1967.12.02
Consecrated Bishop:1990.04.22

Titular Bishop of Bisica (1990.02.08 – 1999.10.29)

Vicar Apostolic of Tumaco (Colombia) (1990.02.08 – 1999.10.29)

Bishop of Tumaco (Colombia) (1999.10.29 – 2015.07.25)

Vicars Apostolic of Tumaco (Roman Rite)

Bishop Gustavo Girón Higuita, O.C.D. (77)Bishop Gustavo Girón Higuita, O.C.D. (77)Permalink
(1990.02.08 – 1999.10.29)

(see above)

Bishop Miguel Angel Lecumberri Erburu, O.C.D.Permalink
(1966.05.03 – 1990.02.08)

Born:1924.05.21 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1948.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1966.07.31
Died:2007.03.14 († 82)

Vicar Apostolic of Tumaco (Colombia) (1966.05.03 – 1990.02.08)

Titular Bishop of Lambiridi (1966.05.03 – 2007.03.14)

Bishop Luis Francisco Irizar Salazar, O.C.D.Permalink
(1961.02.07 – 1965.11.05)

Born:1909.03.15 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1933.02.12
Consecrated Bishop:1961.04.09
Died:1965.11.05 († 56)

Prefect Apostolic of Tumaco (Colombia) (1954.04.23 – 1961.02.07)

Titular Bishop of Philæ (1961.02.07 – 1965.11.05)

Vicar Apostolic of Tumaco (Colombia) (1961.02.07 – 1965.11.05)

Prefects Apostolic of Tumaco (Roman Rite)

Fr. Luis Francisco Irizar Salazar, O.C.D. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1954.04.23 – 1961.02.07)

(see above)

Fr. Peitro Nel Ramirez, O.A.R.Permalink
(1949.07.14 – ?)

Prefect Apostolic of Tumaco (Colombia) (1949.07.14 – ?)

Fr. Bernardo Merizalde Morales, O.A.R.Permalink
(1928.03.30 – 1949)

Born:1891.05.18 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1914.10.04
Died:1971.04.24 († 79)

Prefect Apostolic of Tumaco (Colombia) (1928.03.30 – 1949)


as of 2017.05.29

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