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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Valencia

Venezuela Venezuela

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 3,921 km²

Population: 2,012,000 Catholics (89.3% of 2,252,000 total) (2014)

Suffragan Sees: Maracay, Puerto Cabello, San Carlos de Venezuela

Neighbouring Dioceses: San Carlos de Venezuela (↙), Puerto Cabello (↖), Maracay (→), Calabozo (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 65 parishes, 103 missions, 131 priests (72 diocesan, 59 religious), 2 deacons, 203 lay religious (72 brothers, 131 sisters), 35 seminarians (2014)

Address: Avenida Urdaneta N° 100-54, Apdo. postal 32, Valencia 2001-A, Estado Carabobo, Venezuela

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2007.04.10 – ...):Archbishop Reinaldo Del Prette Lissot (64)Archbishop Reinaldo Del Prette Lissot (64)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Valencia (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Reinaldo Del Prette Lissot (64)Archbishop Reinaldo Del Prette Lissot (64)Permalink
(2007.04.10 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Valencia (Venezuela)

Born:1952.02.17 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1976.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1994.02.05

Titular Bishop of Altava (1993.12.24 – 1997.04.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Valencia (Venezuela) (1993.12.24 – 1997.04.24)

Coadjutor Bishop of Maracay (Venezuela) (1997.04.24 – 2003.02.05)

Bishop of Maracay (Venezuela) (2003.02.05 – 2007.04.10)

Apostolic Administrator of Valencia (Venezuela) (2005.11.05 – 2007.04.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Valencia (Venezuela) (2007.04.10 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Puerto Cabello (Venezuela) (2010.04 – 2011.04.30)

Apostolic Administrator of San Carlos de Venezuela (Venezuela) (2014.03.05 – 2016.04.08)

Archbishop Reinaldo Del Prette Lissot (64)Bishop Reinaldo Del Prette Lissot (64) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2005.11.05 – 2007.04.10)

Twitter FeedCardinal Jorge Liberato Urosa Savino (73)Archbishop Jorge Liberato Urosa Savino (73) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1990.03.16 – 2005.09.19)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria ai Monti
Metropolitan Archbishop of Caracas (Venezuela)

Pro mundi vita

Born:1942.08.28 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1967.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1982.09.22
Created Cardinal:2006.03.24

Titular Bishop of Vegesela in Byzacena (1982.07.03 – 1990.03.16)

Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1982.07.03 – 1990.03.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Valencia (Venezuela) (1990.03.16 – 2005.09.19)

Apostolic Administrator of Caracas (Venezuela) (2003.07.07 – 2005.09.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (2005.09.19 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria ai Monti (2006.03.24 [2006.07.02] – ...)

Member of Council of Cardinals for the Study of Organisational and Economic Problems of the Apostolic See (2009.05.09 – 2014.02.24)

Archbishop Luis Eduardo Henríquez JiménezPermalink
(1974.11.12 – 1990.03.16)

Born:1913.07.30 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1937.03.27
Consecrated Bishop:1962.06.17
Died:1991.08.08 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Lamdia (1962.05.12 – 1972.11.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1962.05.12 – 1972.11.09)

Second Vice-President of Latin American Episcopal Council (1970 – 1972)

Bishop of Valencia (Venezuela) (1972.11.09 – 1974.11.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Valencia (Venezuela) (1974.11.12 – 1990.03.16)

Bishops of Valencia (Roman Rite)

Bishop Luis Eduardo Henríquez Jiménez (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1972.11.09 – 1974.11.12)

(see above)

Bishop José Alí Lebrún Moratinos (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1962.03.19 – 1972.09.21)

Veritatem facientes in caritate

Born:1919.03.19 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1943.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1956.09.02
Created Cardinal:1983.02.02
Died:2001.02.21 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Aradus (1956.08.02 – 1958.06.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Maracaibo (Venezuela) (1956.08.02 – 1958.06.21)

Bishop of Maracay (Venezuela) (1958.06.21 – 1962.03.19)

Bishop of Valencia (Venezuela) (1962.03.19 – 1972.09.21)

Titular Archbishop of Voncaria (1972.09.21 – 1980.05.24)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1972.09.21 – 1980.05.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1980.05.24 – 1995.05.27)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pancrazio (1983.02.02 – 2001.02.21)

President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela (1984 – 1990)

Bishop Gregorio Adam DalmauPermalink
(1937.08.29 – 1961.07.12)

Born:1893.11.27 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1916.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1937.10.31
Died:1961.07.12 († 67)

Bishop of Valencia (Venezuela) (1937.08.29 – 1961.07.12)

Bishop Salvador Montes de OcaPermalink
(1927.06.20 – 1934.12.22)

Born:1895.10.21 (Venezuela)
Died:1944.09.10 († 48)

Bishop of Valencia (Venezuela) (1927.06.20 – 1934.12.22)

Titular Bishop of Bilta (1934.12.22 – 1940)

Bishop Francisco Antonio GranadilloPermalink
(1923.06.22 – 1927.01.13)

Born:1878.03.09 (Venezuela)
Died:1927.01.13 († 48)

Bishop of Valencia (Venezuela) (1923.06.22 – 1927.01.13)

Former Prelates


as of 2016.07.15

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