Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Barranquilla

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Archdiocese of Barranquilla
Archidioecesis Barranquillensis
Arquidiócesis de Barranquilla
Escudo Arquidiócesis de Barranquilla.svg
Location
Country  Colombia
Ecclesiastical province Barranquilla
Statistics
Area 3,319 km2 (1,281 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
2,766,000
2,243,000 (81.1%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 7 July 1932 (85 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of Queen Mary in Barranquilla
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Jairo Jaramillo Monsalve
Auxiliary Bishops Victor Antonio Tamayo Betancourt
Map
Mapa Arquidiocesis de Barranquilla.svg
Website
www.arquidiocesisbaq.org
Metropolitan Cathedral of Mary the Queen

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Barranquilla (Latin: Archidiocesis Barranquillensis) is an archdiocese located in the city of Barranquilla in Colombia.

History[edit]

  • 7 July 1932: Established as Diocese of Barranquilla from the Archdiocese of Cartagena
  • 25 April 1969: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Barranquilla

Special churches[edit]

  • Pro-Cathedral:
    • Pro-Catedral de San Nicolás de Tolentino

Leadership[edit]

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

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Coordinates: 10°59′18″N 74°47′25″W / 10.9884°N 74.7904°W / 10.9884; -74.7904