Diocese of

Magangué

Colombia Colombia

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Magangué / Maganguen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cartagena

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.11.21 – ...):Bishop Ariel Lascarro Tapia (56)Bishop Ariel Lascarro Tapia (56)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Magangué (Roman Rite)

Bishop Ariel Lascarro Tapia (56)Bishop Ariel Lascarro Tapia (56)
(2014.11.21 – ...)

Bishop of Magangué (Colombia)

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Born:1967.11.03 (Carmen de Bolivar, Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1994.10.22
Consecrated Bishop:2015.01.17

Priest of Cartagena (Colombia) (1994.10.22 – 2014.11.21)

Bishop of Magangué (Colombia) (2014.11.21 – ...)

Bishop Hernán Giraldo Jaramillo (87)Bishop Hernán Giraldo Jaramillo (87)
(Apostolic Administrator 2012.07.30 – 2014.11.21)

Bishop Jorge Leonardo Gómez Serna, O.P. (81)Bishop Jorge Leonardo Gómez Serna, O.P. (81)
(2001.11.03 – 2012.07.30)

Bishop emeritus of Magangué (Colombia)

Born:1942.11.07 (Marinilla, Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1968.08.22
Consecrated Bishop:1985.07.09

Bishop-Prelate of Tibú (Colombia) (1980.10.09 – 1985.04.15)

Bishop-Prelate of Tibú (Colombia) (1985.04.15 – 1986.03.06)

Bishop of Socorro y San Gil (Colombia) (1986.03.06 – 2001.11.03)

Bishop of Magangué (Colombia) (2001.11.03 – 2012.07.30)

Bishop Armando Larios Jiménez
(1994.05.31 – 2001.03.08)

Born:1951.05.21 (Pinillos, Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1976.08.14
Consecrated Bishop:1994.07.24
Died:2021.07.22 (Monterrey, Mexico † 70)

Bishop of Magangué (Colombia) (1994.05.31 – 2001.03.08)

Bishop of Riohacha (Colombia) (2001.03.08 – 2004.06.05)

Bishop Eloy Tato Losada, I.E.M.E.
(1969.04.25 – 1994.05.31)

Born:1923.09.06 (Villadequinta, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1946.06.15
Consecrated Bishop:1960.07.25
Died:2022.01.18 (O Barco de Valdeorras, Spain † 98)

Titular Bishop of Cardicium (1960.05.03 – 1969.04.25)

Vicar Apostolic of San Jorge (Colombia) (1960.05.03 – 1969.04.25)

Bishop of Magangué (Colombia) (1969.04.25 – 1994.05.31)

Special Churches

Santa Rosa de Osos (↙), Montelíbano (←), Sincelejo (←), Cartagena (↖), El Banco (↑), Ocaña (→), Barrancabermeja (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 20,165 km²

Population: 751,000 Catholics (80.8% of 929,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 50 parishes

Personnel: 56 priests (diocesan), 23 religious (23 sisters), 12 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.02.22

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