Diocese of

Guantánamo–Baracoa

Cuba Cuba

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Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Guantánamo–Baracoa / Guantanamen(sis)–Baracoën(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Santiago

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Catherine of Ricci

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.03.29 – ...):Bishop Silvano Pedroso Montalvo (71)Bishop Silvano Pedroso Montalvo (71)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Guantánamo–Baracoa (Roman Rite)

Bishop Silvano Pedroso Montalvo (71)Bishop Silvano Pedroso Montalvo (71)
(2018.03.29 – ...)

Bishop of Guantánamo–Baracoa (Cuba)

Ámense como yo les he amado

Born:1953.04.25 (Cárdenas, Cuba)
Ordained Priest:1995.06.12
Consecrated Bishop:2018.05.27

Priest of La Habana (Cuba) (1995.06.12 – 2018.03.29)

Bishop of Guantánamo–Baracoa (Cuba) (2018.03.29 – ...)

Archbishop Wilfredo Pino Estévez (73)Bishop Wilfredo Pino Estévez (73) (later Archbishop)
(2006.12.13 – 2016.12.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Camagüey (Cuba)

Confía en el Señor y haz el bien

Born:1950.10.12 (Camagüey, Cuba)
Ordained Priest:1975.08.01
Consecrated Bishop:2007.01.27

Priest of Camagüey (Cuba) (1975.08.01 – 2006.12.13)

Bishop of Guantánamo–Baracoa (Cuba) (2006.12.13 – 2016.12.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Camagüey (Cuba) (2016.12.06 – ...)

Bishop Carlos Jesús Patricio Baladrón Valdés
(1998.01.24 – 2006.12.13)

Born:1945.03.17 (Campechuela, Cuba)
Ordained Priest:1977.04.02
Consecrated Bishop:1992.01.05
Died:2023.05.10 (Miami, FL, USA † 78)

Priest of Santiago (Cuba) (1977.04.02 – 1991.11.16)

Titular Bishop of Cibaliana (1991.11.16 – 1998.01.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of La Habana (Cuba) (1991.11.16 – 1998.01.24)

Bishop of Guantánamo–Baracoa (Cuba) (1998.01.24 – 2006.12.13)

Bishops of Baracoa (Roman Rite)

Bishop Juan de Witte Hoos (Ubite), O.P.
(1517.02.11 – 1522.04.28)

Born:1474 (Belgium)
Died:1540.09.18 († 65)

Titular Bishop of Selymbria (1514.05.15 – 1517.02.11)

Bishop of Baracoa (Cuba) (1517.02.11 – 1522.04.28)

Bishop of Santiago (Cuba) (1522.04.28 – 1525.04.04)

Special Churches

Santiago (←), Holguín (↑), Port-de-Paix (→), Jérémie (↘)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 6,178 km²

Population: 203,300 Catholics (39.9% of 509,600 total)

Pastoral Centres: 13 parishes

Personnel: 13 priests (7 diocesan, 6 religious), 2 deacons, 26 religious (7 brothers, 19 sisters), 2 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Deacons

Religious

Seminarians

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