Diocese of

Siuna

Nicaragua Nicaragua

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Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Siuna (español) / Siunaën(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Managua

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.04.08 – ...):Bishop Isidoro del Carmen Mora Ortega (54)Bishop Isidoro del Carmen Mora Ortega (54)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Siuna (Roman Rite)

Bishop Isidoro del Carmen Mora Ortega (54)Bishop Isidoro del Carmen Mora Ortega (54)
(2021.04.08 – ...)

Bishop of Siuna (Nicaragua)

Born:1970.03.05 (Matagalpa, Nicaragua)
Ordained Priest:2003.09.20
Consecrated Bishop:2021.06.26

Priest of Matagalpa (Nicaragua) (2003.09.20 – 2021.04.08)

Bishop of Siuna (Nicaragua) (2021.04.08 – ...)

Bishop Pablo Ervin Schmitz Simon, O.F.M. Cap. (80)Bishop Pablo Ervin Schmitz Simon, O.F.M. Cap. (80)
(Apostolic Administrator 2020.01.09 – 2021.04.08)

Bishop David Albin Zywiec Sidor, O.F.M. Cap.
(2017.11.30 – 2020.01.05)

Born:1947.07.15 (East Chicago, IN, USA)
Ordained Priest:1974.06.01
Consecrated Bishop:2002.09.13
Died:2020.01.05 (Managua, Nicaragua † 72)

Titular Bishop of Giru Marcelli (2002.06.24 – 2017.11.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Bluefields (Nicaragua) (2002.06.24 – 2017.11.30)

Bishop of Siuna (Nicaragua) (2017.11.30 – 2020.01.05)

Special Churches

Matagalpa (↙), Jinotega (←), Juticalpa (↖), Trujillo (↑), Bluefields (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 47,385 km²

Population: 270,430 Catholics (44.9% of 602,360 total)

Pastoral Centres: 18 parishes

Personnel: 25 priests (24 diocesan, 1 religious), 3 deacons, 73 religious (39 brothers, 34 sisters), 38 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.04.14

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