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Diocese of

San Carlos de Venezuela

Venezuela Venezuela

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 14,800 km²

Population: 334,000 Catholics (97.1% of 344,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Valencia

Neighbouring Dioceses: Guanare (↙), Acarigua–Araure (←), Barquisimeto (↖), San Felipe (↖), Puerto Cabello (↑), Valencia (↗), Calabozo (→), Barinas (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 19 parishes, 1 mission, 27 priests (17 diocesan, 10 religious), 10 deacons, 37 lay religious (15 brothers, 22 sisters), 8 seminarians (2014)

Address: Calle Carabobo, N° 11-10, San Carlos, Estado Cojedes, Venezuela

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.04.08 – ...):Bishop Polito Rodríguez Méndez (51)Bishop Polito Rodríguez Méndez (51)

Ordinaries

Bishops of San Carlos de Venezuela (Roman Rite)

Bishop Polito Rodríguez Méndez (51)Bishop Polito Rodríguez Méndez (51)Permalink
(2016.04.08 – ...)

Bishop of San Carlos de Venezuela (Venezuela)

Born:1967.08.13 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1999.07.31
Consecrated Bishop:2016.06.18

Bishop of San Carlos de Venezuela (Venezuela) (2016.04.08 – ...)

Archbishop Reinaldo Del Prette Lissot (66)Archbishop Reinaldo Del Prette Lissot (66)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2014.03.05 – 2016.04.08)

Bishop Jesús Tomás Zárraga Colmenares (61)Bishop Jesús Tomás Zárraga Colmenares (61)Permalink
(2002.12.27 – 2014.11.10)

Bishop emeritus of San Carlos de Venezuela (Venezuela)

Born:1957.09.22 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1985.09.14
Consecrated Bishop:2003.03.15

Bishop of San Carlos de Venezuela (Venezuela) (2002.12.27 – 2014.11.10)

Apostolic Administrator of La Guaira (Venezuela) (2011.11 – 2013.11.30)

Bishop Antonio Arellano DuránPermalink
(1980.06.03 – 2002.12.27)

Born:1927.06.13 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1955.11.01
Consecrated Bishop:1980.08.24
Died:2003.03.02 († 75)

Bishop of San Carlos de Venezuela (Venezuela) (1980.06.03 – 2002.12.27)

Archbishop Medardo Luis Luzardo Romero (83)Bishop Medardo Luis Luzardo Romero (83) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1972.05.16 – 1979.08.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Ciudad Bolívar (Venezuela)

Born:1935.04.17 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1960.01.06
Consecrated Bishop:1972.07.25

Bishop of San Carlos de Venezuela (Venezuela) (1972.05.16 – 1979.08.20)

Bishop of Ciudad Guayana (Venezuela) (1979.08.20 – 1986.05.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ciudad Bolívar (Venezuela) (1986.05.26 – 2011.08.27)


as of 2018.11.07

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