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Diocese of

Temuco

Chile Chile

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Temuco / Temucen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Concepción

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Concepción (↑), Santa María de los Ángeles (↑), Neuquén (→), Villarrica (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Temuco (Roman Rite)

Bishop Héctor Eduardo Vargas Bastidas, S.D.B.Permalink
(2013.05.14 – 2022.03.07)

Testimonio de Cristo Pastor

Born:1951.12.29 (Valdivia, Chile)
Ordained Priest:1978.07.15
Consecrated Bishop:2004.01.04
Died:2022.03.07 (Temuco, Chile † 70)

Bishop of Arica (Chile) (2003.11.25 – 2011.10.21)

Bishop of San Marcos de Arica (Chile) (2011.10.21 – 2013.05.14)

Bishop of Temuco (Chile) (2013.05.14 – 2022.03.07)

Bishop Manuel Camilo Vial Risopatrón, I.Sch. (87)Bishop Manuel Camilo Vial Risopatrón, I.Sch. (87)Permalink
(2001.09.21 – 2013.05.14)

Bishop emeritus of Temuco (Chile)

Buen Pastor, Padre de los pobres

Born:1935.05.20 (Santiago, Chile)
Ordained Priest:1961.07.16
Consecrated Bishop:1980.05.18

Titular Bishop of Pauzera (1980.03.21 – 1983.12.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1980.03.21 – 1983.12.20)

Bishop of San Felipe (Chile) (1983.12.20 – 2001.09.21)

Bishop of Temuco (Chile) (2001.09.21 – 2013.05.14)

Bishop Sergio Otoniel Contreras NaviaPermalink
(1977.12.23 – 2001.09.21)

He venido a servir

Born:1926.04.27 (Valparaíso, Chile)
Ordained Priest:1957.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1966.12.27
Died:2019.01.05 (Temuco, Chile † 92)

Bishop of San Carlos de Ancud (Chile) (1966.11.21 – 1974.01.25)

Titular Bishop of Semta (1974.01.25 – 1977.12.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Concepción (Chile) (1974.01.25 – 1977.12.23)

Bishop of Temuco (Chile) (1977.12.23 – 2001.09.21)

Apostolic Administrator of Valdivia (Chile) (1995.04.29 – 1996.09.08)

Bishop Bernardino Piñera Carvallo (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1960.12.10 – 1977.12.23)

Servus tuus sum ego

Born:1915.09.22 (Paris, France)
Ordained Priest:1947.04.05
Consecrated Bishop:1958.04.27
Died:2020.06.21 (Santiago, Chile † 104)

Titular Bishop of Prusias ad Hypium (1958.02.11 – 1960.12.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Talca (Chile) (1958.02.11 – 1960.12.10)

Bishop of Temuco (Chile) (1960.12.10 – 1977.12.23)

President of Episcopal Conference of Chile (1983 – 1987)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Serena (Chile) (1983.07.01 – 1990.09.29)

Bishop Alejandro Menchaca LiraPermalink
(1941.08.09 – 1960.09.13)

Ut vitam habeant

Born:1903.08.31 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1927.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1941.10.12
Died:1974.07.21 († 70)

Bishop of Temuco (Chile) (1941.08.09 – 1960.09.13)

Titular Bishop of Pinara (1960.09.13 – 1974.07.21)

Bishop Augusto Osvaldo Salinas Fuenzalida, SS.CC.Permalink
(1939.08.29 – 1941.02.09)

Ut ament te

Born:1899.09.11 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1928.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:1939.11.26
Died:1991.08 († 91)

Bishop of Temuco (Chile) (1939.08.29 – 1941.02.09)

Titular Bishop of Nisyrus (1941.02.09 – 1950.08.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1941.02.09 – 1950.08.03)

Bishop of San Carlos de Ancud (Chile) (1950.08.03 – 1958.06.15)

Bishop of Linares (Chile) (1958.06.15 – 1976.12.11)

Bishop Alfredo Silva Santiago (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1935.02.23 – 1939.02.04)

Que reine el amor

Born:1894.09.08 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1917.06.02
Consecrated Bishop:1935.04.28
Died:1975.03.17 († 80)

Bishop of Temuco (Chile) (1935.02.23 – 1939.02.04)

Bishop of Concepción (Chile) (1939.02.04 – 1939.05.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Concepción (Chile) (1939.05.20 – 1963.04.27)

President of Episcopal Conference of Chile (1961 – 1963)

Titular Archbishop of Petra in Palæstina (1963.04.27 – 1970.12.04)

Bishop Prudencio Contardo Ibarra, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1925.12.14 – 1934.12.15)

Soy todo para todos

Born:1860.10.24
Ordained Priest:1883.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1920.10.21
Died:1950.03.17 († 89)

Titular Bishop of Syene (1920.06.15 – 1925.12.14)

Auxiliary Bishop of Concepción (Chile) (1920.06.15 – 1925.12.14)

Bishop of Temuco (Chile) (1925.12.14 – 1934.12.15)

Titular Bishop of Cabasa (1934.12.15 – 1950.03.17)

Former Prelates

Contact Info

Address: Vicuña Mackenna 779, Temuco, Chile

Phone: 45-297602

Website: Link

Statistics

Area: 17,474 km²

Population: 455,150 Catholics (64.0% of 711,200 total) (2019)

Statistics: 37 parishes, 52 priests (36 diocesan, 16 religious), 45 deacons, 114 lay religious (19 brothers, 95 sisters), 6 seminarians (2019)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Joseph (March 19)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: March 19 (1991)

Liturgical Calendar 📅

History

Papal Visits

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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