Roman Catholic Diocese of Maracay

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Diocese of Maracay
Dioecesis Maracayensis
Catedral de Maracay2.jpg
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption
Location
Country Venezuela
Ecclesiastical province Valencia en Venezuela
Statistics
Area 7,014 km2 (2,708 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,588,749
1,382,083 (87.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 21 June 1958 (60 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Nuestra Señora de la Asunción
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Rafael Ramón Conde Alfonzo
Map
Diócesis de Maracay.svg

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Maracay (Latin: Dioecesis Maracayensis) is a diocese located in the city of Maracay in the Ecclesiastical province of Valencia en Venezuela in Venezuela.

History[edit]

On 21 June 1958 Pope Pius XII established the Diocese of Maracay from the Diocese of Calabozo and Metropolitan Archdiocese of Caracas.

Ordinaries[edit]

  • José Alí Lebrún Moratinos † (21 Jun 1958 – 19 Mar 1962) Appointed, Bishop of Valencia en Venezuela
  • Feliciano González Ascanio † (31 Jul 1962 – 13 Dec 1986)
  • José Vicente Henriquez Andueza, S.D.B. † (24 Jun 1987 – 5 Feb 2003)
  • Reinaldo del Prette Lissot (5 Feb 2003 – 10 Apr 2007) Appointed, Archbishop of Valencia en Venezuela
  • Rafael Ramón Conde Alfonzo (12 Feb 2008 – present)

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