Diocese of

Carora

Venezuela Venezuela

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Carora / Caroren(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Barquisimeto

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Chiquinquirá de Aregue (October 4)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: April 26

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Calle Lara N° 3 - 12, Carora, Estado Lara, Venezuela

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.03.30 – ...):Bishop Carlos Enrique Curiel Herrera, Sch. P. (63)Bishop Carlos Enrique Curiel Herrera, Sch. P. (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Carora (Roman Rite)

Bishop Carlos Enrique Curiel Herrera, Sch. P. (63)Bishop Carlos Enrique Curiel Herrera, Sch. P. (63)
(2021.03.30 – ...)

Bishop of Carora (Venezuela)

Born:1960.07.04 (Carora, Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1997.12.27
Consecrated Bishop:2019.03.19

Titular Bishop of Carinola (2018.12.27 – 2021.03.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cochabamba (Bolivia) (2018.12.27 – 2021.03.30)

Bishop of Carora (Venezuela) (2021.03.30 – ...)

Bishop Luis Armando Tineo Rivera (75)Bishop Luis Armando Tineo Rivera (75)
(2013.07.23 – 2020.06.23)

Bishop emeritus of Carora (Venezuela)

Born:1948.05.10 (Caracas, Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1980.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:2007.04.28

Priest of Caracas (Venezuela) (1980.07.26 – 2007.02.09)

Titular Bishop of Horrea Cœlia (2007.02.09 – 2013.07.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (2007.02.09 – 2013.07.23)

Bishop of Carora (Venezuela) (2013.07.23 – 2020.06.23)

Archbishop Ulises Antonio Gutiérrez Reyes, O. de M. (72)Bishop Ulises Antonio Gutiérrez Reyes, O. de M. (72) (later Archbishop)
(2003.12.05 – 2011.08.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ciudad Bolívar (Venezuela)
Second Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela

Born:1951.04.29 (Pedregal, Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1977.12.27
Consecrated Bishop:2004.02.27

Bishop of Carora (Venezuela) (2003.12.05 – 2011.08.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ciudad Bolívar (Venezuela) (2011.08.27 – ...)

Second Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela (2022.01.07 – ...)

Bishop Eduardo Herrera Riera
(1994.07.05 – 2003.12.05)

Born:1927.09.07 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1955.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1965.03.25
Died:2012.10.27 († 85)

Titular Bishop of Sesta (1965.01.07 – 1966.11.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cumaná (Venezuela) (1965.01.07 – 1966.11.30)

Bishop of Guanare (Venezuela) (1966.11.30 – 1970.10.31)

Titular Bishop of Ubaza (1970.10.31 – 1994.07.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Barquisimeto (Venezuela) (1970.10.31 – 1994.07.05)

Bishop of Carora (Venezuela) (1994.07.05 – 2003.12.05)

Special Churches

Trujillo (↙), Cabimas (←), Coro (↑), Barquisimeto (→), Guanare (↘)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 11,708 km²

Population: 295,170 Catholics (96.4% of 306,037 total)

Pastoral Centres: 27 parishes

Personnel: 28 priests (27 diocesan, 1 religious), 1 deacon, 22 religious (1 brother, 21 sisters), 15 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.04.14

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