Roman Catholic Diocese of San Juan de Calama

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Diocese of San Juan de Calama
Sancti Ioannis Calamensis
Diócesis de San Juan Bautista de Calama
Location
Country Chile
Ecclesiastical province Antofagasta
Metropolitan Antofagasta
Statistics
Area 43,000 km2 (17,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2014)
191,000
150,300 (78.7%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 21 July 1965 (51 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Calama
Patron saint St John the Baptist
Current leadership
Bishop Óscar Hernán Blanco Martínez
Metropolitan Archbishop Pablo Lizama Riquelme
Website
www.iglesiadecalama.cl

The Diocese of San Juan de Calama (Latin: Sancti Ioannis Calamensis) is a diocese located in the city of Calama in the Ecclesiastical province of Antofagasta in Chile.

History[edit]

  • 21 July 1965: Established as Territorial Prelature of Calama from Diocese of Antofagasta and Diocese of Iquique
  • 20 February 2010: Promoted as Diocese of San Juan de Calama

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