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Diocese of

San Fernando de Apure

Venezuela Venezuela

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 43,536 km²

Population: 469,653 Catholics (80.0% of 587,056 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Calabozo

Neighbouring Dioceses: Arauca (↙), Guasdualito (←), Barinas (↖), Calabozo (↗), Ciudad Bolívar (→), Puerto Carreño (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 21 parishes, 19 missions, 29 priests (26 diocesan, 3 religious), 18 lay religious (3 brothers, 15 sisters), 4 seminarians (2015)

Address: Plaza Bolívar al lado de La Catedral Calle Bolívar, San Fernando de Apure, Estado Apure, Venezuela

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.07.15 – ...):Bishop Alfredo Enrique Torres Rondón (68)Bishop Alfredo Enrique Torres Rondón (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of San Fernando de Apure (Roman Rite)

Bishop Alfredo Enrique Torres Rondón (68)Bishop Alfredo Enrique Torres Rondón (68)Permalink
(2016.07.15 – ...)

Bishop of San Fernando de Apure (Venezuela)

Hombre de Dios, solidario con su pueblo

Born:1950.03.04 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1976.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:2013.09.13

Titular Bishop of Sassura (2013.07.15 – 2016.07.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Mérida (Venezuela) (2013.07.15 – 2016.07.15)

Bishop of San Fernando de Apure (Venezuela) (2016.07.15 – ...)

Bishop Víctor Manuel Pérez Rojas (78)Bishop Víctor Manuel Pérez Rojas (78)Permalink
(2001.11.07 – 2016.07.15)

Bishop emeritus of San Fernando de Apure (Venezuela)

Born:1940.10.17 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1965.09.11
Consecrated Bishop:1998.06.23

Titular Bishop of Tagaria (1998.05.09 – 2001.11.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1998.05.09 – 2001.11.07)

Bishop of San Fernando de Apure (Venezuela) (2001.11.07 – 2016.07.15)

Archbishop Mariano José Parra Sandoval (71)Bishop Mariano José Parra Sandoval (71) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1994.07.12 – 2001.07.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Coro (Venezuela)

Born:1947.04.25 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1971.08.14
Consecrated Bishop:1994.10.28

Bishop of San Fernando de Apure (Venezuela) (1994.07.12 – 2001.07.10)

Bishop of Ciudad Guayana (Venezuela) (2001.07.10 – 2016.10.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Coro (Venezuela) (2016.10.25 – ...)

Bishop Ignacio Antonio Velasco García, S.D.B. (later Cardinal)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1992.05.27 – 1994.07.12)

Bishop Roberto Antonio Dávila Uzcátegui (89)Bishop Roberto Antonio Dávila Uzcátegui (89)Permalink
(1974.11.12 – 1992.06.23)

Titular Bishop of Arindela
Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Caracas (Venezuela)

Born:1929.11.06 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1954.10.31
Consecrated Bishop:1972.09.10

Titular Bishop of Aurusuliana (1972.06.23 – 1974.11.12)

Bishop-Prelate of San Fernando de Apure (Venezuela) (1972.06.23 – 1974.11.12)

Bishop of San Fernando de Apure (Venezuela) (1974.11.12 – 1992.06.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1992.06.23 – 2005.12.12)

Titular Bishop of Arindela (1992.06.23 – ...)

Prelates of San Fernando de Apure (Roman Rite)

Bishop Roberto Antonio Dávila Uzcátegui (89)Bishop Roberto Antonio Dávila Uzcátegui (89)Permalink
(1972.06.23 – 1974.11.12)

(see above)

Bishop Angel Adolfo Polachini RodriguezPermalink
(1966.11.30 – 1971.03.25)

Born:1919.01.27 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1943.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:1967.04.30
Died:2004.01.10 († 84)

Titular Bishop of Rusticiana (1966.11.30 – 1971.03.25)

Bishop-Prelate of San Fernando de Apure (Venezuela) (1966.11.30 – 1971.03.25)

Bishop of Guanare (Venezuela) (1971.03.25 – 1994.04.16)


as of 2018.11.07

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