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Diocese of

San Cristóbal de Venezuela

Venezuela Venezuela

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 11,100 km²

Population: 1,520,000 Catholics (92.1% of 1,650,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Mérida

Neighbouring Dioceses: Nueva Pamplona (↙), Cúcuta (←), Tibú (↖), Machiques (↑), El Vigía–San Carlos del Zulia (↑), Mérida (↗), Barinas (→), Guasdualito (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 90 parishes, 7 missions, 205 priests (177 diocesan, 28 religious), 320 lay religious (90 brothers, 230 sisters), 192 seminarians (2015)

Address: Calle 3 con Carrera 3, Apartado 20, San Cristóbal, Estado Táchira, Venezuela

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History


Special Churches

Nueva Pamplona (↙), Cúcuta (←), Tibú (↖), Machiques (↑), El Vigía–San Carlos del Zulia (↑), Mérida (↗), Barinas (→), Guasdualito (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (1999.04.14 – ...):Bishop Mario del Valle Moronta Rodríguez (69)Bishop Mario del Valle Moronta Rodríguez (69)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela

Ordinaries

Bishops of San Cristóbal de Venezuela (Roman Rite)

Bishop Mario del Valle Moronta Rodríguez (69)Bishop Mario del Valle Moronta Rodríguez (69)Permalink
(1999.04.14 – ...)

Bishop of San Cristóbal de Venezuela (Venezuela)
Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela

Born:1949.02.10 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1975.04.19
Consecrated Bishop:1990.05.27

Titular Bishop of Nova (1990.04.04 – 1995.12.02)

Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1990.04.04 – 1995.12.02)

Bishop of Los Teques (Venezuela) (1995.12.02 – 1999.04.14)

Bishop of San Cristóbal de Venezuela (Venezuela) (1999.04.14 – ...)

Second Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela (2012.01.12 – 2018.01.09)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela (2018.01.09 – ...)

Cardinal Baltazar Enrique Porras Cardozo (73)Archbishop Baltazar Enrique Porras Cardozo (73) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1998.03.02 – 1999.04.14)

Bishop Marco Tulio Ramírez RoaPermalink
(1984.10.26 – 1998.02.26)

Born:1923.06.23 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1947.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:1970.07.11
Died:1998.02.26 († 74)

Bishop of Cabimas (Venezuela) (1970.03.31 – 1984.10.26)

Bishop of San Cristóbal de Venezuela (Venezuela) (1984.10.26 – 1998.02.26)

Bishop Alejandro Fernández Feo-TinocoPermalink
(1952.04.23 – 1984.10.26)

Born:1908.11.06 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1931.10.25
Consecrated Bishop:1952.08.24
Died:1987.09.17 († 78)

Bishop of San Cristóbal de Venezuela (Venezuela) (1952.04.23 – 1984.10.26)

Bishop Rafael Ignacio Arias Blanco (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1939.11.12 – 1952.04.23)

Born:1906.02.18 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1928.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1937.12.12
Died:1959.09.30 († 53)

Titular Bishop of Attalea in Pamphylia (1937.06.21 – 1939.11.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cumaná (Venezuela) (1937.06.21 – 1939.11.12)

Bishop of San Cristóbal de Venezuela (Venezuela) (1939.11.12 – 1952.04.23)

Titular Archbishop of Pompeiopolis in Cilicia (1952.04.23 – 1955.09.18)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1952.04.23 – 1955.09.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1955.09.18 – 1959.09.30)

Bishop Tomás Antonio Sanmiguel DíazPermalink
(1923.06.22 – 1937)

Born:1887.03.07 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1912.07.14
Consecrated Bishop:1923.10.21
Died:1937.07.06 († 50)

Bishop of San Cristóbal de Venezuela (Venezuela) (1923.06.22 – 1937)


as of 2018.04.08

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