Roman Catholic Diocese of Valledupar

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Diocese of Valledupar
Dioecesis Valleduparensis
Diócesis de Valledupar
Escudo de la Diócesis de Valledupar.svg
Location
Country Colombia
Ecclesiastical province Barranquilla
Statistics
Area 28,780 km2 (11,110 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
736,000
606,000 (82.3%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 4 December 1952 (65 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary in Valledupar
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Oscar José Vélez Isaza
Metropolitan Archbishop Jairo Jaramillo Monsalve
Emeritus Bishops José Agustín Valbuena Jáuregui
Map
Mapa Diocesis de Valledupar.svg
Website
www.diocesisdevalledupar.org
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Valledupar (Latin: Valleduparensis) is a diocese located in the city of Valledupar in the Ecclesiastical province of Barranquilla in Colombia.

History[edit]

  • 4 December 1952: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Valledupar from the Apostolic Vicariate of Goajira
  • 25 April 1969: Promoted as Diocese of Valledupar

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Vicars Apostolic of Valledupar (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Vicente Roig y Villalba, O.F.M. Cap. (1952.12.04 – 1969.04.25)
  • Bishops of Valledupar(Roman rite)
    • Bishop Vicente Roig y Villalba, O.F.M. Cap. (1969.04.25 – 1977.04.05)
    • Bishop José Agustín Valbuena Jáuregui (1977.09.09 – 2003.06.10)
    • Bishop Oscar José Vélez Isaza, C.M.F. (2003.06.10 – present)

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