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Roman Catholic Diocese of Maracay

Diocese of Maracay

Dioecesis Maracayensis
Catedral de Maracay2.jpg
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption
Location
CountryVenezuela
Ecclesiastical provinceValencia en Venezuela
Statistics
Area7,014 km2 (2,708 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,588,749
1,382,083 (87.0%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established21 June 1958 (61 years ago)
CathedralCatedral Nuestra Señora de la Asunción
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopEnrique José Parravano Marino
Bishops emeritusRafael Ramón Conde Alfonzo
Map
Diócesis de Maracay.svg

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Maracay (Latin: Dioecesis Maracayensis) is a diocese located in the city of Maracay in the Ecclesiastical province of Valencia en Venezuela in Venezuela.

History

On 21 June 1958 Pope Pius XII established the Diocese of Maracay from the Diocese of Calabozo and Metropolitan Archdiocese of Caracas.

Bishops

Ordinaries

  • José Alí Lebrún Moratinos † (21 Jun 1958 – 19 Mar 1962); Appointed, Bishop of Valencia, Venezuela; future Cardinal
  • Feliciano González Ascanio † (31 Jul 1962 – 13 Dec 1986)
  • José Vicente Henriquez Andueza, S.D.B. † (24 Jun 1987 – 5 Feb 2003)
  • Reinaldo del Prette Lissot (5 Feb 2003 – 10 Apr 2007) Appointed, Archbishop of Valencia, Venezuela
  • Rafael Ramón Conde Alfonzo (12 Feb 2008 – 19 July 2019)
  • Enrique José Parravano Marino, S.D.B.(19 July 2019 — present)

Coadjutor bishop

  • Reinaldo del Prette Lissot (1997-2003)

See also

Sources