Apostolic Vicariate of San Andrés y Providencia

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Apostolic Vicariate of San Andrés y Providencia
Apostolicus Vicariatus Sancti Andreae et Providentiae
Escudo del Vicariato de San Andrés y Providencia.svg
Location
Country Colombia
Statistics
Area 52 km2 (20 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2014)
96,000
66,500 (69.3%)
Parishes 11
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 20 June 1912 (105 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral de La Sagrada Familia
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Vicar Apostolic Jaime Uriel Sanabria Arias

The Vicariate Apostolic of San Andrés y Providencia (Latin: Apostolicus Vicariatus Sancti Andreae et Providentiae) in the Catholic Church is located in the town of San Andrés, San Andrés y Providencia in Colombia.

History[edit]

On 5 December 2000 Saint Pius X established the Mission "Sui Iuris" of San Andrés y Providencia from the Archdiocese of Cartagena. Pope Pius XII elevated the mission to a Prefecture Apostolic on 14 November 1946. Blessed John Paul II elevated it to a Vicariate Apostolic on 5 December 2000.[1][2]

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Riccardo Turner, M.H.M. † (1912 - 1926) Died
  • Eugenio (Juan Bautista) da Carcagente (Soler Rodríguez), O.F.M. Cap. † (23 Jul 1926 - 21 Oct 1952) Died
  • Gaspar (José) Pérez Pérez (de Orihuela), O.F.M. Cap. † (9 Jan 1953 - 1965) Died
  • Alfonso Robledo de Manizales, O.F.M. Cap. † (11 Jan 1966 - 1972) Died
  • Antonio Ferrándiz Morales, O.F.M. Cap. † (24 Mar 1972 - 10 Nov 1998) Died
  • Eulises González Sánchez (5 Dec 2000–April 16, 2016)
  • Fr. Jaime Uriel Sanabria Arias (April 16, 2016 - Present)

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Vicariate Apostolic of San Andrés y Providencia". Catholic Hierarchy. Retrieved 2013-04-16. [self-published source]
  2. ^ "Apostolic Vicariate of San Andrés y Providencia". Giga Catholic. Retrieved 2013-04-16.