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Diocese of

Carora

Venezuela Venezuela

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 11,708 km²

Population: 316,100 Catholics (96.5% of 327,700 total) (2018)

Statistics: 56 parishes, 274 missions, 34 priests (30 diocesan, 4 religious), 1 deacon, 28 lay religious (4 brothers, 24 sisters), 24 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Barquisimeto

Neighbouring Dioceses: Trujillo (↙), Cabimas (←), Coro (↑), Barquisimeto (→), Guanare (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Address: Calle Lara N° 3 - 12, Carora, Estado Lara, Venezuela

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History


Special Churches

Trujillo (↙), Cabimas (←), Coro (↑), Barquisimeto (→), Guanare (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.03.30 – ...):Bishop Carlos Enrique Curiel Herrera, Sch. P. (61)Bishop Carlos Enrique Curiel Herrera, Sch. P. (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Carora (Roman Rite)

Bishop Carlos Enrique Curiel Herrera, Sch. P. (61)Bishop Carlos Enrique Curiel Herrera, Sch. P. (61)Permalink
(2021.03.30 – ...)

Bishop of Carora (Venezuela)

Born:1960.07.04 (Carora, Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1997.12.27
Consecrated Bishop:2019.03.19

Titular Bishop of Carinola (2018.12.27 – 2021.03.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cochabamba (Bolivia) (2018.12.27 – 2021.03.30)

Bishop of Carora (Venezuela) (2021.03.30 – ...)

Bishop Luis Armando Tineo Rivera (73)Bishop Luis Armando Tineo Rivera (73)Permalink
(2013.07.23 – 2020.06.23)

Bishop emeritus of Carora (Venezuela)

Born:1948.05.10 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1980.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:2007.04.28

Titular Bishop of Horrea Cœlia (2007.02.09 – 2013.07.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (2007.02.09 – 2013.07.23)

Bishop of Carora (Venezuela) (2013.07.23 – 2020.06.23)

Archbishop Ulises Antonio Gutiérrez Reyes, O. de M. (70)Bishop Ulises Antonio Gutiérrez Reyes, O. de M. (70) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2003.12.05 – 2011.08.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ciudad Bolívar (Venezuela)

Born:1951.04.29 (Pedregal, Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1977.12.27
Consecrated Bishop:2004.02.27

Bishop of Carora (Venezuela) (2003.12.05 – 2011.08.27)

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

Bishop Eduardo Herrera RieraPermalink
(1994.07.05 – 2003.12.05)

Born:1927.09.07 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1955.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1965.03.25
Died:2012.10.27 († 85)

Titular Bishop of Sesta (1965.01.07 – 1966.11.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cumaná (Venezuela) (1965.01.07 – 1966.11.30)

Bishop of Guanare (Venezuela) (1966.11.30 – 1970.10.31)

Titular Bishop of Ubaza (1970.10.31 – 1994.07.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Barquisimeto (Venezuela) (1970.10.31 – 1994.07.05)

Bishop of Carora (Venezuela) (1994.07.05 – 2003.12.05)


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