Roman Catholic Diocese of San Carlos de Venezuela

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Diocese of San Carlos de Venezuela
Dioecesis Sancti Caroli in Venetiola
Location
Country Venezuela
Ecclesiastical province Valencia en Venezuela
Statistics
Area 14,800 km2 (5,700 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
268,654
258,090 (96.1%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 16 May 1972 (46 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepción
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Jesús Tomás Zárraga Colmenares
Map
Diócesis de San Carlos de Venezuela.svg

The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Carlos de Venezuela (Latin: Dioecesis Sancti Caroli in Venetiola) is a diocese located in the city of San Carlos in the Ecclesiastical province of Valencia en Venezuela in Venezuela.

History[edit]

On 16 May 1972 Pope Paul VI established the Diocese of San Carlos de Venezuela from Diocese of Valencia.

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Medardo Luis Luzardo Romero (16 May 1972 – 20 Aug 1979) Appointed, Bishop of Ciudad Guayana
  • Antonio Arellano Durán † (3 Jun 1980 – 27 Dec 2002)
  • Jesús Tomás Zárraga Colmenares (27 Dec 2002 – 2014)

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