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Roman Catholic Diocese of Punto Fijo

Diocese of Punto Fijo

Dioecesis Punctifixensis
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Cathedral of Our Lady of Coromoto
Location
CountryVenezuela
Ecclesiastical provinceCoro
Statistics
Area3,405 km2 (1,315 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
267,700
252,954 (94.5%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established12 July 1997 (22 years ago)
CathedralCatedral Nuestra Señora de Coromoto
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopCarlos Alfredo Cabezas Mendoza
Map
Diócesis de Punto Fijo.svg

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Punto Fijo (Latin: Dioecesis Punctifixensis) is a diocese located in the city of Punto Fijo in the Ecclesiastical province of Coro in Venezuela.

History

On 12 July 1997 Pope John Paul II established the Diocese of Punto Fijo from the Diocese of Coro.

Bishops

  • Juan María Leonardi Villasmil (1997-07-12 – 2014-06-07)
  • Carlos Alfredo Cabezas Mendoza (2016-06-04 - )

Other priest of this diocese who became bishop

  • Jesús Tomás Zárraga Colmenares, appointed Bishop of San Carlos de Venezuela in 2003

See also

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