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Diocese of

Zacatecoluca

El Salvador El Salvador

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 1,536 km²

Population: 230,118 Catholics (70.7% of 325,461 total) (2017)

Statistics: 35 parishes, 56 priests (53 diocesan, 3 religious), 1 deacon, 66 lay religious (4 brothers, 62 sisters), 57 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: San Salvador

Neighbouring Dioceses: San Salvador (←), San Vicente (↑), Santiago de María (→)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1998.02.27 – ...):Bishop Elías Samuel Bolaños Avelar, S.D.B. (68)Bishop Elías Samuel Bolaños Avelar, S.D.B. (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Zacatecoluca (Roman Rite)

Bishop Elías Samuel Bolaños Avelar, S.D.B. (68)Bishop Elías Samuel Bolaños Avelar, S.D.B. (68)Permalink
(1998.02.27 – ...)

Bishop of Zacatecoluca (El Salvador)

Born:1951.02.16 (El Salvador)
Ordained Priest:1979.10.27
Consecrated Bishop:1998.03.25

Bishop of Zacatecoluca (El Salvador) (1998.02.27 – ...)

Bishop Romeo Tovar Astorga, O.F.M. (79)Bishop Romeo Tovar Astorga, O.F.M. (79)Permalink
(1987.05.05 – 1996.12.17)

Bishop emeritus of Santa Ana (El Salvador)

Born:1940.03.05 (El Salvador)
Ordained Priest:1968.06.25
Consecrated Bishop:1987.07.25

Bishop of Zacatecoluca (El Salvador) (1987.05.05 – 1996.12.17)

President of Episcopal Conference of El Salvador (1988 – 1992)

Coadjutor Bishop of San Miguel (El Salvador) (1996.12.17 – 1997.04.10)

Bishop of San Miguel (El Salvador) (1997.04.10 – 1999.05.12)

Bishop of Santa Ana (El Salvador) (1999.05.12 – 2016.02.09)


as of 2019.09.27

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