Military Ordinariate of Venezuela
|Military Ordinariate of Venezuela|
Ordinariatus Militaris Venetiola
Ordinariato Militar de Venezuela
|Established||31 October 1995 (22 years ago)|
The Military Ordinariate of Venezuela (Spanish: Ordinariato Militar de Venezuela) 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 Venezuelan Armed Forces and their families.
The military ordinary was established by Pope John Paul II on 31 October 1995.
- Marcial Augusto Ramírez Ponce (appointed 11 February 1996 – retired 19 December 2000)
- José Hernán Sánchez Porras (19 December 2000 – 13 October 2014)
- Military Ordinariate of Venezuela (Catholic-Hierarchy) [self-published]
- Ordinariato Militar de Venezuela (GCatholic.org)
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