Diocese of

Soacha

Colombia Colombia

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Soacha / Soachaën(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bogotá

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2022.04.25 – ...):Bishop Juan Carlos Barreto Barreto (55)Bishop Juan Carlos Barreto Barreto (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Soacha (Roman Rite)

Bishop Juan Carlos Barreto Barreto (55)Bishop Juan Carlos Barreto Barreto (55)
(2022.04.25 – ...)

Bishop of Soacha (Colombia)

Born:1968.12.26 (El Guamo, Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1993.01.30
Consecrated Bishop:2013.03.09

Priest of Espinal (Colombia) (1993.01.30 – 2013.01.30)

Bishop of Quibdó (Colombia) (2013.01.30 – 2022.04.25)

Bishop of Soacha (Colombia) (2022.04.25 – ...)

Cardinal Luis José Rueda Aparicio (61)Archbishop Luis José Rueda Aparicio (61) (later Cardinal)
(Apostolic Administrator 2021.05.13 – 2022.04.25)

Bishop José Daniel Falla Robles
(2016.06.29 – 2021.05.01)

Born:1956.10.07 (Bogotá, Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1992.11.28
Consecrated Bishop:2009.06.20
Died:2021.05.01 (Soacha, Colombia † 64)

Priest of Bogotá (Colombia) (1992.11.28 – 2009.04.15)

Titular Bishop of Calama (2009.04.15 – 2016.06.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cali (Colombia) (2009.04.15 – 2016.06.29)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Colombia (2012.07.15 – 2016.07.08)

Bishop of Soacha (Colombia) (2016.06.29 – 2021.05.01)

Bishop Daniel Caro Borda (84)Bishop Daniel Caro Borda (84)
(2003.08.06 – 2016.06.29)

Bishop emeritus of Soacha (Colombia)

Born:1939.12.22 (Santafé de Bogotá, Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1963.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:2000.09.19

Priest of Zipaquirá (Colombia) (1963.08.15 – 2000.07.21)

Titular Bishop of Rusibisir (2000.07.21 – 2003.08.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Bogotá (Colombia) (2000.07.21 – 2003.08.06)

Bishop of Soacha (Colombia) (2003.08.06 – 2016.06.29)

Special Churches

Girardot (←), Facatativá (↑), Fontibón (↗), Bogotá (→)

Statistics (2020.12.31)

Area: 425 km²

Population: 1,304,000 Catholics (79.6% of 1,638,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 45 parishes, 67 missions

Personnel: 74 priests (65 diocesan, 9 religious), 13 deacons, 174 religious (14 brothers, 160 sisters), 21 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.02.22

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