Roman Catholic Diocese of Zipaquirá

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Diocese of Zipaquirá
Dioecesis Zipaquirensis
Escudo de la Diócesis de Zipaquirá.svg
Location
Country Colombia
Ecclesiastical province Bogotá
Statistics
Area 7,163 km2 (2,766 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
575,540
521,300 (90.6%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Established 1 September 1951 (65 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral de la Santísima Trinidad
(Cathedral of the Holy Trinity)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Héctor Cubillos Peña
Map
Mapa Diocesis de Zipaquira.svg
Website
diocesisdezipaquira.org
Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Zipaquirá (Latin: Zipaquirensis) is a diocese located in the city of Zipaquirá in the Ecclesiastical province of Bogotá in Colombia.

History[edit]

  • 1 September 1951: Established as Diocese of Zipaquirá from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bogotá

Special churches[edit]

  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Basilica de Santo Cristo de Ubaté, Ubaté

The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá is in the diocese, but is administratively an ordinary church; the title "cathedral" is unofficial.

Ordinaries[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rafael Lazcano, Episcopologio agustiniano. Agustiniana, Guadarrama (Madrid) 2014, vol. I, p. 399-401.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 5°01′26″N 74°00′13″W / 5.0239°N 74.0037°W / 5.0239; -74.0037