Diocese of

Valledupar

Colombia Colombia

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Valledupar / Valleduparen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Barranquilla

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2003.06.10 – ...):Bishop Oscar José Vélez Isaza, C.M.F. (69)Bishop Oscar José Vélez Isaza, C.M.F. (69)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Valledupar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Oscar José Vélez Isaza, C.M.F. (69)Bishop Oscar José Vélez Isaza, C.M.F. (69)
(2003.06.10 – ...)

Bishop of Valledupar (Colombia)

Born:1954.11.04 (Pensilvania, Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1975.12.12
Consecrated Bishop:2003.07.19

Bishop of Valledupar (Colombia) (2003.06.10 – ...)

Bishop José Agustín Valbuena Jáuregui
(1977.09.09 – 2003.06.10)

Born:1927.05.20 (Facatativá, Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1949.11.20
Consecrated Bishop:1977.10.25
Died:2024.03.24 (Silvania, Colombia † 96)

Priest of Ibagué (Colombia) (1949.11.20 – 1977.09.09)

Bishop of Valledupar (Colombia) (1977.09.09 – 2003.06.10)

Bishop Vicente Roig y Villalba, O.F.M. Cap.
(1969.04.25 – 1977.04.05)

Born:1904.08.29 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1927.12.27
Consecrated Bishop:1945.03.11
Died:1977.04.05 († 72)

Vicar Apostolic of Goajira (Colombia) (1944.12.15 – 1952.12.04)

Titular Bishop of Arad (1944.12.15 – 1969.04.25)

Vicar Apostolic of Valledupar (Colombia) (1952.12.04 – 1969.04.25)

Bishop of Valledupar (Colombia) (1969.04.25 – 1977.04.05)

Vicars Apostolic of Valledupar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Vicente Roig y Villalba, O.F.M. Cap.
(1952.12.04 – 1969.04.25)

(see above)

Special Churches

El Banco (←), Santa Marta (↖), Riohacha (↑), Maracaibo (→), Machiques (↘), Tibú (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 26,630 km²

Population: 980,000 Catholics (87.5% of 1,120,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 77 parishes, 29 missions

Personnel: 94 priests (84 diocesan, 10 religious), 15 deacons, 63 religious (10 brothers, 53 sisters), 70 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

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