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Diocese of

Valledupar

Colombia Colombia

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 26,630 km²

Population: 845,220 Catholics (86.6% of 976,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Barranquilla

Neighbouring Dioceses: El Banco (←), Santa Marta (↖), Riohacha (↑), Maracaibo (→), Machiques (↘), Tibú (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 72 parishes, 43 missions, 97 priests (88 diocesan, 9 religious), 82 lay religious (12 brothers, 70 sisters), 77 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2003.06.10 – ...):Bishop Oscar José Vélez Isaza, C.M.F. (64)Bishop Oscar José Vélez Isaza, C.M.F. (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Valledupar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Oscar José Vélez Isaza, C.M.F. (64)Bishop Oscar José Vélez Isaza, C.M.F. (64)Permalink
(2003.06.10 – ...)

Bishop of Valledupar (Colombia)

Born:1954.11.04 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1975.12.12
Consecrated Bishop:2003.07.19

Bishop of Valledupar (Colombia) (2003.06.10 – ...)

Bishop José Agustín Valbuena Jáuregui (91)Bishop José Agustín Valbuena Jáuregui (91)Permalink
(1977.09.09 – 2003.06.10)

Bishop emeritus of Valledupar (Colombia)

Born:1927.05.20 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1949.11.20
Consecrated Bishop:1977.10.25

Bishop of Valledupar (Colombia) (1977.09.09 – 2003.06.10)

Bishop Vicente Roig y Villalba, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1969.04.25 – 1977.04.05)

Born:1904.08.29 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1927.12.27
Consecrated Bishop:1945.03.11
Died:1977.04.05 († 72)

Vicar Apostolic of Goajira (Colombia) (1944.12.15 – 1952.12.04)

Titular Bishop of Arad (1944.12.15 – 1969.04.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Valledupar (Colombia) (1952.12.04 – 1969.04.25)

Bishop of Valledupar (Colombia) (1969.04.25 – 1977.04.05)

Vicars Apostolic of Valledupar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Vicente Roig y Villalba, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1952.12.04 – 1969.04.25)

(see above)


as of 2018.11.07

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