Roman Catholic Diocese of Guantánamo-Baracoa

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Diocese of Guantánamo-Baracoa

Dioecesis Guantanamensis-Baracoensis
Cathedral, Guantanamo.JPG
Catedral Santa Catalina de Ricci
Location
Country Cuba
Ecclesiastical provinceProvince of Santiago de Cuba
MetropolitanGuantánamo
Statistics
Area6,565 km2 (2,535 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
511,156
185,218 (36.2%)
Parishes7
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteLatin Rite
Established24 January 1998 (21 years ago)
CathedralCatedral Santa Catalina de Ricci
Co-cathedral(Co-cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopDionisio Guillermo García Ibáñez
Bishops emeritusCarlos Jesús Patricio Baladrón Valdés
Website
www.guantanamo.org

The Diocese of Guantánamo-Baracoa is a particular church of the Latin rite of the Catholic Church, encompassing the municipality of Baracoa and the surrounding Guantánamo Province in Cuba. It was erected 24 January 1998 from the Archdiocese of Santiago de Cuba, to which it suffragan.

Ordinaries[edit]

External links and references[edit]

  • Diocesis de Guantanamo Baracoa official site (in Spanish)
  • "Diocese of Guantánamo-Baracoa". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2007-02-13.
Concathedral Nuestra Señora de la Asunción

Coordinates: 20°08′36″N 75°12′12″W / 20.1434°N 75.2034°W / 20.1434; -75.2034