Roman Catholic Diocese of David

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Diocese of David

Dioecesis Davidensis
Location
Country Panama
Ecclesiastical provinceProvince of Panamá
MetropolitanJose Domingo Ulloa Mendieta, O.S.A.
Statistics
Area8,167 km2 (3,153 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
396,000
351,000 (88.6%)
Parishes34
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteRoman Rite
Established6 March 1955 (63 years ago)
CathedralCathedral of St. Joseph
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopCardinal José Luis Lacunza Maestrojuán, O.A.R.
Map
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The Roman Catholic Diocese of David (erected 6 March 1955) is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Panamá. The diocese was founded in March 1955 and the Cathedral Church is the Catedral de San José, Chiriquí.[1] The current Bishop is Cardinal José Luis Lacunza Maestrojuán.

Gallery[edit]

Bishops[edit]

Territorial losses[edit]

Year Along with To form
1962 Territorial Prelature of Bocas del Toro

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diocese of David at GCatholic.org.

External links[edit]

  • "Diocese of David". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2007-02-17. [self-published]

Coordinates: 8°25′29″N 82°25′18″W / 8.4246°N 82.4218°W / 8.4246; -82.4218