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Diocese of

San Francisco de Macorís

Dominican Republic Dominican Republic

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 4,124 km²

Population: 623,424 Catholics (83.5% of 746,471 total) (2018)

Statistics: 48 parishes, 63 priests (51 diocesan, 12 religious), 101 deacons, 55 lay religious (12 brothers, 43 sisters), 17 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Santiago de los Caballeros

Neighbouring Dioceses: La Vega (↙), Santiago de los Caballeros (←), Puerto Plata (↖), San Pedro de Macorís (↘), Santo Domingo (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

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History


Special Churches

La Vega (↙), Santiago de los Caballeros (←), Puerto Plata (↖), San Pedro de Macorís (↘), Santo Domingo (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.05.15 – ...):Bishop Ramón Alfredo de la Cruz Baldera (59)Bishop-elect Ramón Alfredo de la Cruz Baldera (59)

Ordinaries

Bishops of San Francisco de Macorís (Roman Rite)

Bishop Ramón Alfredo de la Cruz Baldera (59)Bishop-elect Ramón Alfredo de la Cruz Baldera (59)Permalink
(2021.05.15 – ...)

Bishop of San Francisco de Macorís (Dominican Republic)

Born:1961.07.05 (San Francisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic)
Ordained Priest:1991.01.12
Consecrated Bishop:2021.07.24

Bishop of San Francisco de Macorís (Dominican Republic) (2021.05.15 – ...)

Bishop Fausto Ramón Mejía Vallejo (79)Bishop Fausto Ramón Mejía Vallejo (79)Permalink
(2012.05.31 – 2021.05.15)

Bishop emeritus of San Francisco de Macorís (Dominican Republic)

Born:1941.12.15 (Dominican Republic)
Ordained Priest:1972.11.26
Consecrated Bishop:2012.07.28

Bishop of San Francisco de Macorís (Dominican Republic) (2012.05.31 – 2021.05.15)

Bishop Jesús María de Jesús Moya (86)Bishop Jesús María de Jesús Moya (86)Permalink
(1984.04.20 – 2012.05.31)

Bishop emeritus of San Francisco de Macorís (Dominican Republic)

Born:1934.11.28 (Dominican Republic)
Ordained Priest:1961.03.18
Consecrated Bishop:1977.05.21

Titular Bishop of Maxita (1977.04.13 – 1984.04.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago de los Caballeros (Dominican Republic) (1977.04.13 – 1984.04.20)

Bishop of San Francisco de Macorís (Dominican Republic) (1984.04.20 – 2012.05.31)

Twitter FeedCardinal Nicolás de Jesús López Rodríguez (84)Bishop Nicolás de Jesús López Rodríguez (84) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1978.01.16 – 1981.11.15)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pio X alla Balduina
Military Ordinary emeritus of Dominican Republic (Dominican Republic)

Fortes in fide

Born:1936.10.31 (Barrancas, Dominican Republic)
Ordained Priest:1961.03.18
Consecrated Bishop:1978.02.25
Created Cardinal:1991.06.28

Bishop of San Francisco de Macorís (Dominican Republic) (1978.01.16 – 1981.11.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) (1981.11.15 – 2016.07.04)

Military Vicar of Dominican Republic (Dominican Republic) (1982.04.04 – 1986.07.21)

President of Dominican Episcopal Conference (1984 – 2002)

Military Ordinary of Dominican Republic (Dominican Republic) (1986.07.21 – 2017.01.02)

First Vice-President of Latin American Episcopal Council (1987 – 1991)

President of Latin American Episcopal Council (1991 – 1995)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pio X alla Balduina (1991.06.28 – ...)

President of Dominican Episcopal Conference (2009 – 2014.07.04)


as of 2021.06.11

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