Roman Catholic Diocese of Apartadó

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Diocese of Apartadó
Dioecesis Apartadoënsis
Escudo de la Diócesis de Apartadó.svg
Location
Country  Colombia
Ecclesiastical province Santa Fe de Antioquia
Statistics
Area 21,000 km2 (8,100 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
516,000
362,000 (70.2%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 18 June 1988 (30 years ago)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Luis Adriano Piedrahíta Sandoval
Map
Mapa Diocesis Apartado.svg

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Apartadó (Latin: Apartadoënsis) is a diocese located in the city of Apartadó in the Ecclesiastical province of Santa Fe de Antioquia in Colombia.

History[edit]

  • 18 June 1988: Established as Diocese of Apartadó from the Diocese of Antioquía

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Isaías Duarte Cancino † (18 Jun 1988 – 19 Aug 1995) Appointed, Archbishop of Cali
  • Tulio Duque Gutiérrez, S.D.S. (18 Mar 1997 – 25 Jul 2001) Appointed, Bishop of Pereira
  • Germán Garcia Isaza, C.M. † (1 Mar 2002 – 11 Oct 2006) Died
  • Luis Adriano Piedrahíta Sandoval (3 Jul 2007 – 5 May 2014.) Bishop of Santa Marta (Colombia)
  • sedes vacant (Apostolic Administrator Bishop Hugo Alberto Torres Marín)

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Coordinates: 7°53′N 76°38′W / 7.883°N 76.633°W / 7.883; -76.633