Diocese of

El Banco

Colombia Colombia

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: El Banco / Bancoën(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Barranquilla

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Celebrations

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2023.01.17 – ...):Bishop José Mario Bacci Trespalacios, C.I.M. (52)Bishop José Mario Bacci Trespalacios, C.I.M. (52)

Bishop of Santa Marta (Colombia)

Ordinaries

Bishops of El Banco (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Mario Bacci Trespalacios, C.I.M. (52)Bishop José Mario Bacci Trespalacios, C.I.M. (52)
(Apostolic Administrator 2023.01.17 – ...)

Bishop Luis Gabriel Ramírez Díaz
(Apostolic Administrator 2021.03.25 – 2023.01.08)

Bishop Luis Gabriel Ramírez Díaz
(2014.06.18 – 2021.02.27)

Born:1965.11.14 (Margarita, Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1993.06.12
Consecrated Bishop:2014.08.23
Died:2023.01.08 (Medellín, Colombia † 57)

Priest of Santa Marta (Colombia) (1993.06.12 – 2014.06.18)

Apostolic Administrator of El Banco (Colombia) (2013.04.24 – 2014.06.18)

Bishop of El Banco (Colombia) (2014.06.18 – 2021.02.27)

Bishop of Ocaña (Colombia) (2021.02.27 – 2023.01.08)

Apostolic Administrator of El Banco (Colombia) (2021.03.25 – 2023.01.08)

Fr. Luis Gabriel Ramírez Díaz (later Bishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.04.24 – 2014.06.18)

Bishop Jaime Enrique Duque Correa, M.X.Y.
(2006.01.17 – 2013.04.14)

Born:1943.04.04 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1967.07.02
Consecrated Bishop:2006.02.25
Died:2013.04.14 († 70)

Bishop of El Banco (Colombia) (2006.01.17 – 2013.04.14)

Special Churches

Cartagena (↖), Santa Marta (↑), Valledupar (→), Ocaña (↘), Magangué (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 11,855 km²

Population: 357,000 Catholics (67.5% of 529,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 18 parishes, 4 missions

Personnel: 25 priests (19 diocesan, 6 religious), 24 deacons, 29 religious (21 brothers, 8 sisters), 7 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Deacons

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Seminarians

Last updated on 2024.02.22

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