Diocese of

Buga

Colombia Colombia

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Buga / Buguen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cali

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.05.10 – ...):Bishop José Roberto Ospina Leongómez (77)Bishop José Roberto Ospina Leongómez (77)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Buga (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Roberto Ospina Leongómez (77)Bishop José Roberto Ospina Leongómez (77)
(2012.05.10 – ...)

Bishop of Buga (Colombia)

Servire regnare est

Born:1947.03.20 (San Miguel de Sema, Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1972.11.29
Consecrated Bishop:2004.05.29

Priest of Bogotá (Colombia) (1972.11.29 – 2004.04.19)

Titular Bishop of Gypsaria (2004.04.19 – 2012.05.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Bogotá (Colombia) (2004.04.19 – 2012.05.10)

Bishop of Buga (Colombia) (2012.05.10 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Cartago (Colombia) (2020.10.31 – 2021.10.18)

Bishop Hernán Giraldo Jaramillo (87)Bishop Hernán Giraldo Jaramillo (87)
(2001.01.19 – 2012.05.10)

Bishop emeritus of Buga (Colombia)

Born:1936.10.21 (Manizales, Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1964.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1984.08.06

Titular Bishop of Alessano (1984.06.27 – 1987.07.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Pereira (Colombia) (1984.06.27 – 1987.07.07)

Bishop of Málaga–Soatá (Colombia) (1987.07.07 – 2001.01.19)

Bishop of Buga (Colombia) (2001.01.19 – 2012.05.10)

Apostolic Administrator of Magangué (Colombia) (2012.07.30 – 2014.11.21)

Bishop Rodrigo Arango Velásquez, P.S.S.
(1985.01.17 – 2001.01.19)

Born:1925.03.04 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1950.06.03
Consecrated Bishop:1981.03.25
Died:2008.12.27 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Casæ in Numidia (1981.01.29 – 1985.01.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of Medellín (Colombia) (1981.01.29 – 1985.01.17)

Bishop of Buga (Colombia) (1985.01.17 – 2001.01.19)

Bishop Julián Mendoza Guerrero
(1967.01.03 – 1984.08.04)

Born:1914.04.11 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1939.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1967.03.05
Died:1984.08.04 († 70)

General Secretary of Latin American Episcopal Council (1958 – 1967)

Bishop of Buga (Colombia) (1967.01.03 – 1984.08.04)

Special Churches

Istmina–Tadó (←), Cartago (↑), Armenia (↗), Ibagué (→), Espinal (↘), Palmira (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 3,997 km²

Population: 439,974 Catholics (78.5% of 560,713 total)

Pastoral Centres: 70 parishes

Personnel: 119 priests (88 diocesan, 31 religious), 11 deacons, 136 religious (47 brothers, 89 sisters), 32 seminarians

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