Diocese of

Facatativá

Colombia Colombia

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Facatativá / Facatativen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bogotá

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2022.04.21 – ...):Bishop Pedro Manuel Salamanca Mantilla (62)Bishop Pedro Manuel Salamanca Mantilla (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Facatativá (Roman Rite)

Bishop Pedro Manuel Salamanca Mantilla (62)Bishop Pedro Manuel Salamanca Mantilla (62)
(2022.04.21 – ...)

Bishop of Facatativá (Colombia)

Born:1961.06.04 (Bucaramanga, Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1986.11.30
Consecrated Bishop:2015.12.12

Priest of Bogotá (Colombia) (1986.11.30 – 2015.11.07)

Titular Bishop of Aquæ in Mauretania (2015.11.07 – 2022.04.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Bogotá (Colombia) (2015.11.07 – 2022.04.21)

Apostolic Administrator of Facatativá (Colombia) (2021.06.05 – 2022.04.21)

Bishop of Facatativá (Colombia) (2022.04.21 – ...)

Bishop Pedro Manuel Salamanca Mantilla (62)Bishop Pedro Manuel Salamanca Mantilla (62)
(Apostolic Administrator 2021.06.05 – 2022.04.21)

Archbishop José Miguel Gómez Rodríguez (62)Bishop José Miguel Gómez Rodríguez (62) (later Archbishop)
(2015.02.23 – 2021.04.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Manizales (Colombia)

Quis ut Deus

Born:1961.04.24 (Bogotá, Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1987.02.02
Consecrated Bishop:2005.02.05

Priest of Manizales (Colombia) (1987.02.02 – 2004.11.22)

Bishop of Líbano–Honda (Colombia) (2004.11.22 – 2015.02.23)

Bishop of Facatativá (Colombia) (2015.02.23 – 2021.04.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Manizales (Colombia) (2021.04.25 – ...)

Bishop Luis Gabriel Romero Franco (88)Bishop Luis Gabriel Romero Franco (88)
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.04.12 – 2015.02.23)

Bishop Luis Antonio Nova Rocha
(2010.11.13 – 2013.04.09)

Born:1943.07.30 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1968.08.22
Consecrated Bishop:2002.03.09
Died:2013.04.09 († 69)

Priest of Barranquilla (Colombia) (1968.08.22 – 2002.02.15)

Titular Bishop of Equizetum (2002.02.15 – 2010.11.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Barranquilla (Colombia) (2002.02.15 – 2010.11.13)

Apostolic Administrator of Barranquilla (Colombia) (2010.08 – 2010.11.13)

Bishop of Facatativá (Colombia) (2010.11.13 – 2013.04.09)

Bishop Luis Gabriel Romero Franco (88)Bishop Luis Gabriel Romero Franco (88)
(1986.04.15 – 2010.11.13)

Bishop emeritus of Facatativá (Colombia)

Born:1935.03.01 (Bogotá, Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1958.11.01
Consecrated Bishop:1977.06.29

Priest of Bogotá (Colombia) (1958.11.01 – 1977.05.06)

Titular Bishop of Maturba (1977.05.06 – 1986.04.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Bogotá (Colombia) (1977.05.06 – 1986.04.15)

Bishop of Facatativá (Colombia) (1986.04.15 – 2010.11.13)

Apostolic Administrator of Facatativá (Colombia) (2013.04.12 – 2015.02.23)

Bishop Hernando Velásquez Lotero
(1973.04.27 – 1985.05.18)

Born:1926.07.06 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1950.10.29
Consecrated Bishop:1972.02.13
Died:2004.04.26 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Garba (1971.12.10 – 1973.04.27)

Auxiliary Bishop of Popayán (Colombia) (1971.12.10 – 1973.04.27)

Bishop of Facatativá (Colombia) (1973.04.27 – 1985.05.18)

Bishop Raul Zambrano Camader
(1962.04.26 – 1972.12.18)

Born:1921.06.18 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1944.06.25
Consecrated Bishop:1957.03.19
Died:1972.12.18 († 51)

Titular Bishop of Risinium (1956.12.29 – 1962.04.26)

Auxiliary Bishop of Popayán (Colombia) (1956.12.29 – 1962.04.26)

Bishop of Facatativá (Colombia) (1962.04.26 – 1972.12.18)

Special Churches

Churches by City (43)

Girardot (↙), La Dorada–Guaduas (↖), Zipaquirá (↗), Engativá (→), Fontibón (↘), Soacha (↓)

Statistics (2020.12.31)

Area: 2,311 km²

Population: 596,000 Catholics (90.2% of 661,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 45 parishes, 11 missions

Personnel: 96 priests (62 diocesan, 34 religious), 5 deacons, 206 religious (59 brothers, 147 sisters), 23 seminarians

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