Roman Catholic Diocese of Trujillo, Venezuela

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Diocese of Trujillo
Dioecesis Truxillensis in Venetiola
Location
Country Venezuela
Ecclesiastical province Mérida
Statistics
Area 7,400 km2 (2,900 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
712,697
677,062 (95.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 4 June 1957 (56 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Nuestra Señora de la Paz
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Cástor Oswaldo Azuaje Pérez, O.C.D.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Trujillo (Latin: Dioecesis Truxillensis in Venetiola) is a diocese located in the city of Trujillo in the Ecclesiastical province of Mérida in Venezuela.

History[edit]

On 4 June 1957 Pope Pius XII established the Diocese of Trujillo from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mérida.

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Antonio Ignacio Camargo † (2 Sep 1957 - 13 Dec 1961)
  • José Léon Rojas Chaparro † (13 Dec 1961 - 11 Jun 1982)
  • Vicente Ramón Hernández Peña (11 Jun 1982 - 3 Apr 2012)
  • Cástor Oswaldo Azuaje Pérez, O.C.D. (3 Apr 2012 - present)

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