Roman Catholic Diocese of Tilarán-Liberia

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Diocese of Tilarán-Liberia
Dioecesis Tilaranensis-Liberiana
Location
Country Costa Rica
Ecclesiastical province Province of San José de Costa Rica
Metropolitan Hugo Barrantes Ureña
Statistics
Area 12,500 km2 (4,800 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
430,000
366,000 (85.1%)
Parishes 34
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 22 July 1961 (53 years ago)
Cathedral Tilarán Cathedral
Co-cathedral Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Vittorino Girardi, M.C.C.I.
Emeritus Bishops Héctor Morera Vega
Map
Costa Rica - Diocesi di Tilaran.jpg

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Tilarán-Liberia (erected 22 July 1961) is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of San José de Costa Rica.

Ordinaries[edit]

Territorial losses[edit]

Year Along with To form
1995 Diocese of Alajuela Diocese of Ciudad Quesada
1998 Diocese of San Isidro de El General Diocese of Puntarenas

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Coordinates: 10°28′12″N 84°58′01″W / 10.4701°N 84.9670°W / 10.4701; -84.9670