Roman Catholic Diocese of Trujillo, Venezuela

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Diocese of Trujillo
Dioecesis Truxillensis in Venetiola
Location
Country Venezuela
Ecclesiastical province Mérida
Statistics
Area 7,400 km2 (2,900 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
712,697
677,062 (95.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 4 June 1957 (61 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Nuestra Señora de la Paz
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Cástor Oswaldo Azuaje Pérez, O.C.D.
Map
Diócesis de Trujillo.svg

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Trujillo (Latin: Dioecesis Truxillensis in Venetiola) is a diocese located in the city of Trujillo in the Ecclesiastical province of Mérida in Venezuela.

History[edit]

On 4 June 1957 Pope Pius XII established the Diocese of Trujillo from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mérida.

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Antonio Ignacio Camargo † (2 Sep 1957 – 13 Dec 1961)
  • José Léon Rojas Chaparro † (13 Dec 1961 – 11 Jun 1982)
  • Vicente Ramón Hernández Peña † (11 Jun 1982 – 3 Apr 2012)
  • Cástor Oswaldo Azuaje Pérez, O.C.D. (3 Apr 2012 – present)

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