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Diocese of

Valdivia

Chile Chile

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 13,679 km²

Population: 250,603 Catholics (67.9% of 368,830 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Concepción

Neighbouring Dioceses: Villarrica (↑), Neuquén (→), Osorno (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora del Rosario

Statistics: 17 parishes, 2 missions, 26 priests (12 diocesan, 14 religious), 28 deacons, 57 lay religious (15 brothers, 42 sisters) (2015)

Address: Maipú 168, Valdivia, Chile

Phone: 63-213296

Websites: LinkFacebook Page

History


Special Churches

Villarrica (↑), Neuquén (→), Osorno (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2017.08.26 – ...):Fr. Gonzalo Espina Peruyero (65)Fr. Gonzalo Espina Peruyero (65)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Valdivia (Roman Rite)

Fr. Gonzalo Espina Peruyero (65)Fr. Gonzalo Espina Peruyero (65)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2017.08.26 – ...)

Archbishop Ignacio Francisco Ducasse Medina (61)Bishop Ignacio Francisco Ducasse Medina (61) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2002.05.31 – 2017.06.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Antofagasta (Chile)

Proclama la palabra

Born:1956.11.08 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1984.03.24
Consecrated Bishop:2002.07.13

Bishop of Valdivia (Chile) (2002.05.31 – 2017.06.08)

Secretary General of Episcopal Conference of Chile (2010? – 2016?)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Antofagasta (Chile) (2017.06.08 – ...)

Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, S.D.B. (76)Bishop Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, S.D.B. (76) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1996.06.28 – 2001.07.10)

Cardinal-Priest of SS. Redentore a Valmelaina
Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago (Chile)

Para Evangelizar

Born:1942.01.07 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1970.03.18
Consecrated Bishop:1996.09.08
Created Cardinal:2014.02.22

Bishop of Valdivia (Chile) (1996.06.28 – 2001.07.10)

Titular Bishop of La Imperial (2001.07.10 – 2006.12.27)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (2001.07.10 – 2006.12.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Concepción (Chile) (2006.12.27 – 2010.12.15)

President of Episcopal Conference of Chile (2010.11 – 2016.11.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago (Chile) (2010.12.15 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of SS. Redentore a Valmelaina (2014.02.22 [2014.10.11] – ...)

Bishop Sergio Otoniel Contreras Navia (92)Bishop Sergio Otoniel Contreras Navia (92)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1995.04.29 – 1996.09.08)

Bishop Alejandro Jiménez LafeblePermalink
(1983.12.12 – 1996.02.29)

Veni Domine Jesu

Born:1936.02.26 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1959.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1975.12.10
Died:1998.01.05 († 61)

Titular Bishop of Martana (1975.11.21 – 1983.12.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Talca (Chile) (1975.11.21 – 1983.12.12)

Bishop of Valdivia (Chile) (1983.12.12 – 1996.02.29)

Bishop José Manuel Santos Ascarza, O.C.D. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1955.09.21 – 1983.05.03)

Dominus fortitudo mea

Born:1916.04.02 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1938.12.07
Consecrated Bishop:1955.12.04
Died:2007.09.14 († 91)

Bishop of Valdivia (Chile) (1955.09.21 – 1983.05.03)

President of Episcopal Conference of Chile (1968 – 1972)

President of Episcopal Conference of Chile (1980 – 1983)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Concepción (Chile) (1983.05.03 – 1988.07.29)

Apostolic Administrators of Valdivia (Roman Rite)

Bishop Teodoro Eugenín Barrientos, SS.CC.Permalink
(1931.04.10 – 1942.06.20)

Born:1886.08.11
Ordained Priest:1910.01.09
Consecrated Bishop:1931.05.31
Died:1974.12.24 († 88)

Apostolic Administrator of Valdivia (Chile) (1931.04.10 – 1942.06.20)

Titular Bishop of Hierissus (1931.04.10 – 1974.12.24)

Military Vicar of Chile (Chile) (1942.06.20 – 1959.12.21)

Bishop Augusto Klinke LeierPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator ad nutum Sanctae Sedis 1910.06.19 – 1928.11.14)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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