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Roman Catholic Diocese of Cabimas

Diocese of Cabimas

Dioecesis Cabimensis
Catedral de Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Cabimas.PNG
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary
Location
Country Venezuela
Ecclesiastical provinceMaracaibo
Statistics
Area9,342 km2 (3,607 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
797,560
739,380 (92.7%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established23 July 1965 (54 years ago)
CathedralCatedral Nuestra Señora del Rosario
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopÁngel Francisco Caraballo Fermín
Bishops emeritusWilliam Enrique Delgado Silva
Map
Diócesis de Cabimas.svg

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Cabimas (Latin: Dioecesis Cabimensis) is a diocese located in the city of Cabimas in the Ecclesiastical province of Maracaibo in Venezuela.

History

On 23 July 1965 Pope Paul VI established the Diocese of Cabimas from the Diocese of Maracaibo.

Bishops

Ordinaries

  • Constantino Maradei Donato † (23 July 1965 – 18 November 1969) Appointed, Bishop of Barcelona
  • Marco Tulio Ramírez Roa † (31 March 1970 – 26 October 1984) Appointed, Bishop of San Cristóbal de Venezuela
  • Roberto Lückert León (27 April 1985 – 21 July 1993) Appointed, Bishop of Coro
  • Freddy Jesús Fuenmayor Suárez (12 March 1994 – 30 December 2004) Appointed, Bishop of Los Teques
  • William Enrique Delgado Silva (26 July 2005 – 14 September 2018)[1]
  • Ángel Francisco Caraballo Fermín (29 January 2019 – present)

Other priest of this diocese who became bishop

  • Nicolás Gregorio Nava Rojas, appointed Bishop of Machiques in 2019

See also

References

  1. ^ "Resignations and Appointments, 14.09.2019" (Press release). Holy See Press Office. 14 September 2019. Retrieved 29 January 2019.

External links