Diocese of

Puerto Cabello

Venezuela Venezuela

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Puerto Cabello / Portus Cabellen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Valencia

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: San José (March 19)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Calle Bolívar, Nº 3-18 Zona Colonial, Puerto Cabello, Estado Carabobo, Venezuela

Present Prelates

Bishop (2024.03.25 – ...):Bishop José Antonio Da Conceição Ferreira (53)Bishop-elect José Antonio Da Conceição Ferreira (53)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela

Ordinaries

Bishops of Puerto Cabello (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Antonio Da Conceição Ferreira (53)Bishop-elect José Antonio Da Conceição Ferreira (53)
(2024.03.25 – ...)

Bishop of Puerto Cabello (Venezuela)
General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela

Born:1970.06.20 (Caracas, Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1998.04.25
Consecrated Bishop:2024.07.06

Priest of Los Teques (Venezuela) (1998.04.25 – 2024.03.25)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela (2023.07.11 – ...)

Bishop of Puerto Cabello (Venezuela) (2024.03.25 – ...)

Bishop Saúl Figueroa Albornoz (76)Bishop Saúl Figueroa Albornoz (76)
(2011.04.30 – 2024.03.25)

Apostolic Administrator of Valencia (Venezuela)
Bishop emeritus of Puerto Cabello (Venezuela)

Born:1947.10.23 (Caracas, Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1976.10.16
Consecrated Bishop:1998.01.10

Priest of Caracas (Venezuela) (1976.10.16 – 1997.11.10)

Titular Bishop of Amudarsa (1997.11.10 – 2011.04.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1997.11.10 – 2011.04.30)

Bishop of Puerto Cabello (Venezuela) (2011.04.30 – 2024.03.25)

Apostolic Administrator of Valencia (Venezuela) (2022.11.24 – ...)

Archbishop Reinaldo Del Prette Lissot
(Apostolic Administrator 2010.04 – 2011.04.30)

Bishop Ramón José Viloria Pinzón, S.O.D.
(2003.12.05 – 2010.03.13)

Born:1959.04.06 (San Felipe, Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1990.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:2004.02.07
Died:2022.02.23 (Madrid, Spain † 62)

Bishop of Puerto Cabello (Venezuela) (2003.12.05 – 2010.03.13)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela (2006 – 2009)

Bishop Ramón Antonio Linares Sandoval (87)Bishop Ramón Antonio Linares Sandoval (87)
(1994.07.05 – 2002.07.16)

Bishop emeritus of Barinas (Venezuela)

Born:1936.12.26 (San Carlos, Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1963.07.28
Consecrated Bishop:1994.10.15

Bishop of Puerto Cabello (Venezuela) (1994.07.05 – 2002.07.16)

Bishop of Barinas (Venezuela) (2002.07.16 – 2013.08.30)

Apostolic Administrator of Acarigua–Araure (Venezuela) (2013.12 – 2015.08.10)

Special Churches

San Felipe (←), Maracay (→), Valencia (↘), San Carlos de Venezuela (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 729 km²

Population: 350,000 Catholics (90.4% of 387,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 20 parishes

Personnel: 21 priests (diocesan), 9 religious (1 brother, 8 sisters), 3 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.04.23

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