Roman Catholic Diocese of Cabimas

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Diocese of Cabimas
Dioecesis Cabimensis
Catedral de Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Cabimas.PNG
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary
Location
Country  Venezuela
Ecclesiastical province Maracaibo
Statistics
Area 9,342 km2 (3,607 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
797,560
739,380 (92.7%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 23 July 1965 (53 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Nuestra Señora del Rosario
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop William Enrique Delgado Silva
Map
Diócesis de Cabimas.svg

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Cabimas (Latin: Dioecesis Cabimensis) is a diocese located in the city of Cabimas in the Ecclesiastical province of Maracaibo in Venezuela.

History[edit]

On 23 July 1965 Pope Paul VI established the Diocese of Cabimas from the Diocese of Maracaibo.

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Constantino Maradei Donato † (23 Jul 1965 – 18 Nov 1969) Appointed, Bishop of Barcelona
  • Marco Tulio Ramírez Roa † (31 Mar 1970 – 26 Oct 1984) Appointed, Bishop of San Cristóbal de Venezuela
  • Roberto Lückert León (27 Apr 1985 – 21 Jul 1993) Appointed, Bishop of Coro
  • Freddy Jesús Fuenmayor Suárez (12 Mar 1994 – 30 Dec 2004) Appointed, Bishop of Los Teques
  • William Enrique Delgado Silva (26 Jul 2005 – present)

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Coordinates: 10°23′25″N 71°28′04″W / 10.3902°N 71.4679°W / 10.3902; -71.4679