Diocese of

Holguín

Cuba Cuba

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Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Holguín / Holguinen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Santiago

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

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History

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Bishop (2005.11.14 – ...):Bishop Emilio Aranguren Echeverría (73)Bishop Emilio Aranguren Echeverría (73)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Cuba

Auxiliary Bishop (2021.03.19 – ...):Bishop Marcos Pirán Gómez (63)Bishop Marcos Pirán Gómez (63)

Titular Bishop of Boseta

Ordinaries

Bishops of Holguín (Roman Rite)

Bishop Emilio Aranguren Echeverría (73)Bishop Emilio Aranguren Echeverría (73)
(2005.11.14 – ...)

Bishop of Holguín (Cuba)
President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Cuba

Born:1950.09.02 (Santa Clara, Cuba)
Ordained Priest:1976.02.01
Consecrated Bishop:1991.06.23

Priest of Cienfuegos–Santa Clara (Cuba) (1976.02.01 – 1991.04.30)

General Secretary of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Cuba (1991 – 2006)

Titular Bishop of Cellæ in Proconsulari (1991.04.30 – 1995.04.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cienfuegos–Santa Clara (Cuba) (1991.04.30 – 1995.04.01)

Bishop of Cienfuegos (Cuba) (1995.04.01 – 2005.11.14)

Bishop of Holguín (Cuba) (2005.11.14 – ...)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Cuba (2017.11.10 – ...)

Bishop Héctor Luis Lucas Peña Gómez (94)Bishop Héctor Luis Lucas Peña Gómez (94)
(1979.01.08 – 2005.11.14)

Bishop emeritus of Holguín (Cuba)

Born:1929.10.18 (Velasco, Cuba)
Ordained Priest:1955.06.26
Consecrated Bishop:1970.03.19

Priest of Santiago (Cuba) (1955.06.26 – 1970.01.12)

Titular Bishop of Novaliciana (1970.01.12 – 1979.01.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago (Cuba) (1970.01.12 – 1979.01.08)

Bishop of Holguín (Cuba) (1979.01.08 – 2005.11.14)

Special Churches

Bayamo y Manzanillo (↙), Camagüey (←), Guantánamo–Baracoa (↘), Santiago (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 14,089 km²

Population: 436,900 Catholics (26.6% of 1,643,200 total)

Pastoral Centres: 32 parishes, 60 missions

Personnel: 35 priests (20 diocesan, 15 religious), 5 deacons, 60 religious (18 brothers, 42 sisters), 1 seminarian

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Pastoral Centres

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