Roman Catholic Diocese of Arauca

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Diocese of Arauca
Dioecesis Araucensis
Escudo de la Diócesis de Arauca.svg
Location
Country  Colombia
Ecclesiastical province Nueva Pamplona
Statistics
Area 14,480 km2 (5,590 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
262,000
232,000 (88.5%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 26 May 1915 (102 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Santa Bárbara
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Jaime Muñoz Pedroza
Map
Mapa Diocesis de Arauca.svg
Website
www.diocesisdearauca.org

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Arauca (Latin: Araucensis) is a diocese located in the city of Arauca in the Ecclesiastical province of Nueva Pamplona in Colombia.

History[edit]

  • 26 May 1915: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Arauca from the Apostolic Vicariate of Casanare
  • 11 November 1970: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Arauca
  • 19 July 1984: Promoted as Diocese of Arauca

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Coordinates: 7°05′25″N 70°45′42″W / 7.09028°N 70.76167°W / 7.09028; -70.76167