Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bucaramanga

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Archdiocese of Bucaramanga
Archidioecesis Bucaramanguensis
Escudo de la Arquidiocesis de Bucaramanga.svg
Location
Country Colombia
Ecclesiastical province Bucaramanga
Statistics
Area 5,397 km2 (2,084 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,192,350
1,168,525 (98.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 17 December 1952 (62 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral de la Sagrada Familia
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Archbishop Ismael Rueda Sierra
Emeritus Bishops Víctor Manuel López Forero
Map
Mapa Arquidiocesis de Bucaramanga.svg
Website
www.arquidiocesisbucaramanga.com

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bucaramanga (Latin: Bucaramanguensis) is an archdiocese located in the city of Bucaramanga in Colombia.

History[edit]

  • 17 December 1952: Established as Diocese of Bucaramanga from the Diocese of Nueva Pamplona
  • 14 December 1974: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bucaramanga

Special churches[edit]

  • Minor Basilicas:

Leadership[edit]

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

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Source[edit]

Coordinates: 7°07′00″N 73°07′00″W / 7.1167°N 73.1167°W / 7.1167; -73.1167