Diocese of

Linares

Chile Chile

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Linares (español) / Linaren(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Santiago

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Ambrose (December 7)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: September 7

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History

Contact Info

Address: Independencia 248, Linares, Chile

Phone: 73-627200

Present Prelates

Bishop (2003.01.17 – ...):Bishop Tomislav Koljatic Maroevic (68)Bishop Tomislav Koljatic Maroevic (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Linares (Roman Rite)

Bishop Tomislav Koljatic Maroevic (68)Bishop Tomislav Koljatic Maroevic (68)
(2003.01.17 – ...)

Bishop of Linares (Chile)

A Jesús por María

Born:1955.09.19 (Santiago, Chile)
Ordained Priest:1987.08.14
Consecrated Bishop:1998.01.06

Priest of Santiago (Chile) (1987.08.14 – 1997.11.27)

Titular Bishop of Bencenna (1997.11.27 – 2003.01.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of Concepción (Chile) (1997.11.27 – 2003.01.17)

Bishop of Linares (Chile) (2003.01.17 – ...)

Bishop Carlos Marcio Camus Larenas
(1976.12.11 – 2003.01.17)

El Reino de los Cielos es un tesoro escondido

Born:1927.01.14 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1957.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1968.03.03
Died:2014.03.16 († 87)

Bishop of Copiapó (Chile) (1968.01.31 – 1976.12.11)

Bishop of Linares (Chile) (1976.12.11 – 2003.01.17)

Bishop Augusto Osvaldo Salinas Fuenzalida, SS.CC.
(1958.06.15 – 1976.12.11)

Ut ament te

Born:1899.09.11 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1928.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:1939.11.26
Died:1991.08 († 91)

Bishop of Temuco (Chile) (1939.08.29 – 1941.02.09)

Titular Bishop of Nisyrus (1941.02.09 – 1950.08.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1941.02.09 – 1950.08.03)

Bishop of San Carlos de Ancud (Chile) (1950.08.03 – 1958.06.15)

Bishop of Linares (Chile) (1958.06.15 – 1976.12.11)

Bishop Roberto Moreira Martínez
(1941.03.22 – 1958.02.02)

Born:1896.03.26 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1920.09.18
Consecrated Bishop:1941.06.11
Died:1958.02.02 († 61)

Bishop of Linares (Chile) (1941.03.22 – 1958.02.02)

Fr. Francisco Javier Valdivia Pinedo
(1940.07.27 – 1941)

Born:1885.05.25 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1908.12.25
Died:1951.06.17 († 66)

Bishop of Linares (Chile) (1940.07.27 – 1941)

Bishop Juan Subercaseaux Errázuriz (later Archbishop)
(1935.02.23 – 1940.01.08)

Born:1896.08.26 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1920.04.03
Consecrated Bishop:1935.04.28
Died:1942.08.09 († 45)

Bishop of Linares (Chile) (1935.02.23 – 1940.01.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Serena (Chile) (1940.01.08 – 1942.08.09)

Bishop Miguel León Prado
(1925.12.14 – 1934.03.03)

Born:1854.12.25 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1877.09.22
Consecrated Bishop:1925.12.27
Died:1934.03.03 († 79)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1925.10.18 – 1925.12.14)

Bishop of Linares (Chile) (1925.12.14 – 1934.03.03)

Special Churches

Churches by City (32)

Talca (↑), Neuquén (→), San Bartolomé de Chillán (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 15,111 km²

Population: 305,120 Catholics (80.0% of 381,570 total)

Pastoral Centres: 33 parishes

Personnel: 38 priests (27 diocesan, 11 religious), 21 deacons, 71 religious (14 brothers, 57 sisters)

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