Roman Catholic Diocese of Caldas

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Diocese of Caldas
Dioecesis Caldensis
Escudo de la Diocesis de Caldas.svg
Location
Country Colombia
Ecclesiastical province Medellín
Statistics
Area 1,250 km2 (480 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
222,400
211,400 (95.1%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 15 June 1987 (28 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral de Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop José Soleibe Arbeláez
Map
Mapa Diocesis de Caldas.svg
Website
www.diocesisdecaldas.org
Cathedral of Our Lady of Mercies

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Caldas (Latin: Caldensis) is a diocese located in the city of Caldas in the Ecclesiastical province of Medellín in Colombia.

History[edit]

  • 18 June 1988: Established as Diocese of Caldas from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Medellín

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Germán Garcia Isaza, C.M. (1988.06.18 – 2002.03.01) Appointed, Bishop of Apartadó
  • José Soleibe Arbeláez (2002.12.06 – present)

References[edit]

Coordinates: 6°05′30″N 75°38′11″W / 6.0918°N 75.6363°W / 6.0918; -75.6363