Roman Catholic Diocese of Punto Fijo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Diocese of Punto Fijo
Dioecesis Punctifixensis
Puntofijo plazadelobrero.JPG
Cathedral of Our Lady of Coromoto
Location
Country Venezuela
Ecclesiastical province Coro
Statistics
Area 3,405 km2 (1,315 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
267,700
252,954 (94.5%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 12 July 1997 (21 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Nuestra Señora de Coromoto
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Juan María Leonardi Villasmil
Map
Diócesis de Punto Fijo.svg

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Punto Fijo (Latin: Dioecesis Punctifixensis) is a diocese located in the city of Punto Fijo in the Ecclesiastical province of Coro in Venezuela.

History[edit]

On 12 July 1997 Blessed John Paul II established the Diocese of Punto Fijo from the Diocese of Coro.

Leadership[edit]

  • Juan María Leonardi Villasmil (1997-07-12 – present)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]