Vicariate Apostolic of Tucupita

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Apostolic Vicariate of Tucupita
Apostolicus Vicariatus Tucupitensis
Location
Country Venezuela
Statistics
Area 40,200 km2 (15,500 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
136,000
104,000 (76.5%)
Parishes 4
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 30 July 1954 (59 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral de la Divina Pastora
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Vicar Apostolic Sede Vacante

The Vicariate Apostolic of Tucupita (Latin: Apostolicus Vicariatus Tucupitensis) in the Catholic Church is located in the city of Tucupita in Venezuela.

History[edit]

On 30 July 1954 Pope Pius XII established the Vicariate Apostolic of Tucupita from territory taken from the Vicariate Apostolic of Caroní.[1][2]

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Argimiro Alvaro García Rodríguez, O.F.M. Cap. † (19 Dec 1955 - 25 Nov 1985)
  • Felipe González González, O.F.M. Cap. (25 Nov 1985 - 26 May 2014)

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Vicariate Apostolic of Tucupita". Catholic Hierarchy. Retrieved 2013-04-19. 
  2. ^ "Apostolic Vicariate of Tucupita". Giga Catholic. Retrieved 2013-04-19.