Military Ordinariate of Colombia

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Military Bishopric of Colombia
Obispado Castrense de Colombia
Escudo de la Diócesis Castrense de Colombia.svg
The Coat of Arms of the Military Ordinariate of Columbia
Location
Country Colombia
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 13 October 1949 (67 years ago)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Fabio Suescún Mutis

The Military Bishopric of Colombia (Spanish: Obispado Castrense de Colombia) is a military ordinariate of the Roman Catholic Church. Immediately subject to the Holy See, it provides pastoral care to Roman Catholics serving in the Colombian Armed Forces and their families.

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It was first established as a military vicariate on 13 October 1949, but the first military vicar was not appointed until 14 July 1950. It was elevated to a military ordinariate on 21 July 1986. The military ordinary's seat is located at the Military Cathedral of Jesus Christ Redeemer (Catedral Castrense Jesucristo Redentor) in the city of Bogota in Colombia.

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