Bishops of Colombia

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Colombia
Bishops and Ordinaries of Colombia (128)

Cardinals (4)

Cardinal Jorge Enrique Jiménez Carvajal, C.I.M. (82)Jiménez Carvajal, Jorge Enrique, C.I.M. (82), Cardinal-Priest of S. Dorotea and Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Cartagena (Colombia)
Cardinal Pedro Rubiano Sáenz (91)Rubiano Sáenz, Pedro (91), Cardinal-Priest of Trasfigurazione di Nostro Signore Gesù Cristo and Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bogotá (Colombia)
Cardinal Luis José Rueda Aparicio (62)Rueda Aparicio, Luis José (62), Cardinal-Priest of S. Luca a Via Prenestina, Metropolitan Archbishop of Bogotá (Colombia) and President of Episcopal Conference of Colombia
Cardinal Rubén Salazar Gómez (81)Salazar Gómez, Rubén (81), Cardinal-Priest of S. Gerardo Maiella and Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bogotá (Colombia)

Archbishops (25)

Archbishop Flavio Calle Zapata (80)Calle Zapata, Flavio (80), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Ibagué (Colombia)
Archbishop Orlando Antonio Corrales García (77)Corrales García, Orlando Antonio (77), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Santa Fe de Antioquia (Colombia)
Archbishop Ignacio José Gómez Aristizábal (94)Gómez Aristizábal, Ignacio José (94), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Santa Fe de Antioquia (Colombia)
Archbishop José Miguel Gómez Rodríguez (62)Gómez Rodríguez, José Miguel (62), Metropolitan Archbishop of Manizales (Colombia)
Archbishop Jairo Jaramillo Monsalve (83)Jaramillo Monsalve, Jairo (83), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Barranquilla (Colombia)
Archbishop Luis Madrid Merlano (77)Madrid Merlano, Luis (77), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Nueva Pamplona (Colombia)
Archbishop Iván Antonio Marín López (85)Marín López, Iván Antonio (85), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Popayán (Colombia)
Archbishop Omar de Jesús Mejía Giraldo (58)Mejía Giraldo, Omar de Jesús (58), Metropolitan Archbishop of Florencia (Colombia) and Apostolic Administrator of San Vicente del Caguán (Colombia)
Archbishop Darío de Jesús Monsalve Mejía (76)Monsalve Mejía, Darío de Jesús (76), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Cali (Colombia)
Archbishop Francisco Javier Múnera Correa, I.M.C. (67)Múnera Correa, Francisco Javier, I.M.C. (67), Metropolitan Archbishop of Cartagena (Colombia)
Archbishop Jorge Alberto Ossa Soto (67)Ossa Soto, Jorge Alberto (67), Metropolitan Archbishop of Nueva Pamplona (Colombia) and Apostolic Administrator of Ocaña (Colombia)
Archbishop Gonzalo Restrepo Restrepo (76)Restrepo Restrepo, Gonzalo (76), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Manizales (Colombia)
Archbishop Orlando Roa Barbosa (65)Roa Barbosa, Orlando (65), Metropolitan Archbishop of Ibagué (Colombia)
Archbishop Luis Fernando Rodríguez Velásquez (64)Rodríguez Velásquez, Luis Fernando (64), Metropolitan Archbishop of Cali (Colombia)
Archbishop Mauricio Rueda Beltz (54)Rueda Beltz, Mauricio (54), Titular Archbishop of Cingoli and Apostolic Nuncio to Cote d’Ivoire
Archbishop Ismael Rueda Sierra (73)Rueda Sierra, Ismael (73), Metropolitan Archbishop of Bucaramanga (Colombia)
Archbishop Carlos José Ruiseco Vieira (88)Ruiseco Vieira, Carlos José (88), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Cartagena (Colombia)
Archbishop José Octavio Ruiz Arenas (79)Ruiz Arenas, José Octavio (79), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Villavicencio (Colombia) and Secretary emeritus of Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelisation
Archbishop Pablo Emiro Salas Anteliz (66)Salas Anteliz, Pablo Emiro (66), Metropolitan Archbishop of Barranquilla (Colombia)
Archbishop Omar Alberto Sánchez Cubillos, O.P. (60)Sánchez Cubillos, Omar Alberto, O.P. (60), Metropolitan Archbishop of Popayán (Colombia) and Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Colombia
Archbishop Ricardo Antonio Tobón Restrepo (72)Tobón Restrepo, Ricardo Antonio (72), Metropolitan Archbishop of Medellín (Colombia)
Archbishop Hugo Alberto Torres Marín (63)Torres Marín, Hugo Alberto (63), Metropolitan Archbishop of Santa Fe de Antioquia (Colombia)
Archbishop Oscar Urbina Ortega (76)Urbina Ortega, Oscar (76), Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Villavicencio (Colombia)
Archbishop Misael Vacca Ramírez (68)Vacca Ramírez, Misael (68), Metropolitan Archbishop of Villavicencio (Colombia)
Archbishop Gabriel Ángel Villa Vahos (61)Villa Vahos, Gabriel Ángel (61), Metropolitan Archbishop of Tunja (Colombia)

Bishops (91)

Bishop Jaime Cristóbal Abril González (51)Abril González, Jaime Cristóbal (51), Bishop of Arauca (Colombia)
Bishop Luis Manuel Alí Herrera (56)Alí Herrera, Luis Manuel (56), Titular Bishop of Iubaltiana, Auxiliary Bishop of Bogotá (Colombia), Secretary of Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors and General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Colombia
Bishop Mario de Jesús Álvarez Gómez (64)Álvarez Gómez, Mario de Jesús (64), Bishop of Istmina–Tadó (Colombia) and Apostolic Administrator of Quibdó (Colombia)
Bishop Edgar Aristizábal Quintero (58)Aristizábal Quintero, Edgar (58), Bishop of Yopal (Colombia)
Bishop José Mario Bacci Trespalacios, C.I.M. (53)Bacci Trespalacios, José Mario, C.I.M. (53), Bishop of Santa Marta (Colombia) and Apostolic Administrator of El Banco (Colombia)
Bishop César Alcides Balbín Tamayo (65)Balbín Tamayo, César Alcides (65), Bishop of Cartago (Colombia)
Bishop Juan Carlos Barreto Barreto (55)Barreto Barreto, Juan Carlos (55), Bishop of Soacha (Colombia)
Bishop Nel Hedye Beltrán Santamaría (82)Beltrán Santamaría, Nel Hedye (82), Bishop emeritus of Sincelejo (Colombia)
Bishop Israel Bravo Cortés (52)Bravo Cortés, Israel (52), Bishop of Tibú (Colombia)
Bishop Alfonso Cabezas Aristizábal, C.M. (80)Cabezas Aristizábal, Alfonso, C.M. (80), Bishop emeritus of Villavicencio (Colombia)
Bishop Fidel León Cadavid Marín (72)Cadavid Marín, Fidel León (72), Bishop of Sonsón–Rionegro (Colombia)
Bishop Luis Augusto Campos Flórez (65)Campos Flórez, Luis Augusto (65), Bishop of Socorro y San Gil (Colombia)
Bishop Juan Carlos Cárdenas Toro (55)Cárdenas Toro, Juan Carlos (55), Bishop of Pasto (Colombia)
Bishop Nelson Jair Cardona Ramírez (55)Cardona Ramírez, Nelson Jair (55), Bishop of San José del Guaviare (Colombia)
Bishop Daniel Caro Borda (84)Caro Borda, Daniel (84), Bishop emeritus of Soacha (Colombia)
Bishop Joselito Carreño Quiñonez, M.X.Y. (57)Carreño Quiñonez, Joselito, M.X.Y. (57), Vicar Apostolic of Inírida (Colombia) and Titular Bishop of Paria in Proconsolare
Bishop Raúl Alfonso Carrillo Martínez (59)Carrillo Martínez, Raúl Alfonso (59), Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Gaitán (Colombia) and Titular Bishop of Afufenia
Bishop Froilán Tiberio Casas Ortíz (75)Casas Ortíz, Froilán Tiberio (75), Bishop emeritus of Neiva (Colombia)
Bishop José Alejandro Castaño Arbeláez, O.A.R. (79)Castaño Arbeláez, José Alejandro, O.A.R. (79), Bishop emeritus of Cartago (Colombia)
Bishop Jorge Iván Castaño Rubio, C.M.F. (88)Castaño Rubio, Jorge Iván, C.M.F. (88), Titular Bishop of Ston and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Medellín (Colombia)
Bishop Camilo Fernando Castrellón Pizano, S.D.B. (81)Castrellón Pizano, Camilo Fernando, S.D.B. (81), Bishop emeritus of Barrancabermeja (Colombia)
Bishop Francisco Antonio Ceballos Escobar, C.SS.R. (66)Ceballos Escobar, Francisco Antonio, C.SS.R. (66), Bishop of Riohacha (Colombia)
Bishop José Crispiano Clavijo Méndez (72)Clavijo Méndez, José Crispiano (72), Bishop of Sincelejo (Colombia)
Bishop Juan Vicente Córdoba Villota, S.J. (72)Córdoba Villota, Juan Vicente, S.J. (72), Bishop of Fontibón (Colombia)
Bishop Carlos Alberto Correa Martínez (55)Correa Martínez, Carlos Alberto (55), Bishop of Apartadó (Colombia)
Bishop Rigoberto Corredor Bermúdez (75)Corredor Bermúdez, Rigoberto (75), Bishop of Pereira (Colombia)
Bishop Héctor Cubillos Peña (74)Cubillos Peña, Héctor (74), Bishop of Zipaquirá (Colombia)
Bishop Alejandro Díaz García (49)Díaz García, Alejandro (49), Titular Bishop of Iomnium and Auxiliary Bishop of Bogotá (Colombia)
Bishop Tulio Duque Gutiérrez, S.D.S. (89)Duque Gutiérrez, Tulio, S.D.S. (89), Bishop emeritus of Pereira (Colombia)
Bishop Rodrigo Escobar Aristizábal (85)Escobar Aristizábal, Rodrigo (85), Bishop emeritus of Girardot (Colombia)
Bishop José Figueroa Gómez (77)Figueroa Gómez, José (77), Bishop of Granada (Colombia)
Bishop Juan Fernando Franco Sánchez (48)Franco Sánchez, Juan Fernando (48), Bishop of Caldas (Colombia)
Bishop José Libardo Garcés Monsalve (56)Garcés Monsalve, José Libardo (56), Bishop of Cúcuta (Colombia)
Bishop Edgar de Jesús García Gil (77)García Gil, Edgar de Jesús (77), Bishop of Palmira (Colombia)
Bishop Julio Hernando García Peláez (65)García Peláez, Julio Hernando (65), Bishop of Garagoa (Colombia)
Bishop Farly Yovany Gil Betancur (49)Gil Betancur, Farly Yovany (49), Bishop of Montelíbano (Colombia)
Bishop Hernán Giraldo Jaramillo (87)Giraldo Jaramillo, Hernán (87), Bishop emeritus of Buga (Colombia)
Bishop Gustavo Girón Higuita, O.C.D. (83)Girón Higuita, Gustavo, O.C.D. (83), Bishop emeritus of Tumaco (Colombia)
Bishop Jorge Leonardo Gómez Serna, O.P. (81)Gómez Serna, Jorge Leonardo, O.P. (81), Bishop emeritus of Magangué (Colombia)
Bishop Miguel Fernando González Mariño (58)González Mariño, Miguel Fernando (58), Bishop of Espinal (Colombia) and Apostolic Administrator of Garzón (Colombia)
Bishop Eulises González Sánchez (85)González Sánchez, Eulises (85), Titular Bishop of Tatilti and Vicar Apostolic emeritus of San Andrés y Providencia (Colombia)
Bishop José Saúl Grisales Grisales (59)Grisales Grisales, José Saúl (59), Bishop of Ipiales (Colombia)
Bishop Héctor Luis Gutiérrez Pabón (86)Gutiérrez Pabón, Héctor Luis (86), Bishop emeritus of Engativá (Colombia)
Bishop José Luis Henao Cadavid (70)Henao Cadavid, José Luis (70), Bishop of Líbano–Honda (Colombia)
Bishop Medardo de Jesús Henao del Río, M.X.Y. (56)Henao del Río, Medardo de Jesús, M.X.Y. (56), Vicar Apostolic of Mitú (Colombia) and Titular Bishop of Casæ medianæ
Bishop Rubén Darío Jaramillo Montoya (57)Jaramillo Montoya, Rubén Darío (57), Bishop of Buenaventura (Colombia)
Bishop Ariel Lascarro Tapia (56)Lascarro Tapia, Ariel (56), Bishop of Magangué (Colombia)
Bishop Noel Antonio Londoño Buitrago, C.SS.R. (74)Londoño Buitrago, Noel Antonio, C.SS.R. (74), Bishop of Jericó (Colombia) and Commissioner Apostolic for Sodalitium of Christian Life
Bishop Héctor Julio López Hurtado, S.D.B. (82)López Hurtado, Héctor Julio, S.D.B. (82), Bishop emeritus of Girardot (Colombia)
Bishop Jorge Enrique Lozano Zafra (85)Lozano Zafra, Jorge Enrique (85), Bishop emeritus of Ocaña (Colombia)
Bishop Luis Albeiro Maldonado Monsalve (66)Maldonado Monsalve, Luis Albeiro (66), Bishop of Mocoa–Sibundoy (Colombia)
Bishop Hency Martínez Vargas (66)Martínez Vargas, Hency (66), Bishop of La Dorada–Guaduas (Colombia)
Bishop Fabián Marulanda López (90)Marulanda López, Fabián (90), Bishop emeritus of Florencia (Colombia)
Bishop Germán Medina Acosta (66)Medina Acosta, Germán (66), Titular Bishop of Aradi and Auxiliary Bishop of Bogotá (Colombia)
Bishop Marco Antonio Merchán Ladino (53)Merchán Ladino, Marco Antonio (53), Bishop of Neiva (Colombia)
Bishop Carlos Germán Mesa Ruiz (80)Mesa Ruiz, Carlos Germán (80), Bishop emeritus of Socorro y San Gil (Colombia)
Bishop Álvaro Mon Pérez, C.SS.R. (61)Mon Pérez, Álvaro, C.SS.R. (61), Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Carreño (Colombia)
Bishop Fabio de Jesús Morales Grisales, C.SS.R. (89)Morales Grisales, Fabio de Jesús, C.SS.R. (89), Bishop emeritus of Mocoa–Sibundoy (Colombia)
Bishop Oscar Augusto Múnera Ochoa (61)Múnera Ochoa, Oscar Augusto (61), Vicar Apostolic of Tierradentro (Colombia) and Titular Bishop of Corniculana
Bishop Jaime Muñoz Pedroza (65)Muñoz Pedroza, Jaime (65), Bishop of Girardot (Colombia)
Bishop Francisco Antonio Nieto Súa (75)Nieto Súa, Francisco Antonio (75), Bishop of Engativá (Colombia)
Bishop Víctor Manuel Ochoa Cadavid (61)Ochoa Cadavid, Víctor Manuel (61), Military Ordinary of Colombia (Colombia)
Bishop Orlando Olave Villanoba (55)Olave Villanoba, Orlando (55), Bishop of Tumaco (Colombia)
Bishop Guillermo Orozco Montoya (77)Orozco Montoya, Guillermo (77), Bishop emeritus of Girardota (Colombia)
Bishop José Roberto Ospina Leongómez (77)Ospina Leongómez, José Roberto (77), Bishop of Buga (Colombia)
Bishop Joaquín Humberto Pinzón Güiza, I.M.C. (54)Pinzón Güiza, Joaquín Humberto, I.M.C. (54), Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Leguízamo–Solano (Colombia) and Titular Bishop of Otočac
Bishop Héctor Javier Pizarro Acevedo, O.A.R. (73)Pizarro Acevedo, Héctor Javier, O.A.R. (73), Vicar Apostolic of Trinidad (Colombia) and Titular Bishop of Ceramus
Bishop Julio Enrique Prado Bolaños (80)Prado Bolaños, Julio Enrique (80), Bishop emeritus of Pasto (Colombia)
Bishop Hugo Eugenio Puccini Banfi (88)Puccini Banfi, Hugo Eugenio (88), Bishop emeritus of Santa Marta (Colombia)
Bishop José de Jesús Quintero Díaz (74)Quintero Díaz, José de Jesús (74), Vicar Apostolic of Leticia (Colombia) and Titular Bishop of Chimæra
Bishop Carlos Arturo Quintero Gómez (56)Quintero Gómez, Carlos Arturo (56), Bishop of Armenia (Colombia)
Bishop Félix María Ramírez Barajas (61)Ramírez Barajas, Félix María (61), Bishop of Málaga–Soatá (Colombia)
Bishop Libardo Ramírez Gómez (90)Ramírez Gómez, Libardo (90), Bishop emeritus of Garzón (Colombia)
Bishop Álvaro Efrén Rincón Rojas, C.SS.R. (90)Rincón Rojas, Álvaro Efrén, C.SS.R. (90), Titular Bishop of Bettona and Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Puerto Carreño (Colombia)
Bishop Ramón Alberto Rolón Güepsa (65)Rolón Güepsa, Ramón Alberto (65), Bishop of Montería (Colombia)
Bishop Luis Gabriel Romero Franco (89)Romero Franco, Luis Gabriel (89), Bishop emeritus of Facatativá (Colombia)
Bishop Héctor Ignacio Salah Zuleta (81)Salah Zuleta, Héctor Ignacio (81), Bishop emeritus of Riohacha (Colombia)
Bishop Pedro Manuel Salamanca Mantilla (62)Salamanca Mantilla, Pedro Manuel (62), Bishop of Facatativá (Colombia)
Bishop Oscar Aníbal Salazar Gómez (81)Salazar Gómez, Oscar Aníbal (81), Bishop emeritus of La Dorada–Guaduas (Colombia)
Bishop Jaime Uriel Sanabria Arias (53)Sanabria Arias, Jaime Uriel (53), Vicar Apostolic of San Andrés y Providencia (Colombia) and Titular Bishop of Burca
Bishop Luis Felipe Sánchez Aponte (76)Sánchez Aponte, Luis Felipe (76), Bishop of Chiquinquirá (Colombia)
Bishop Enrique Sarmiento Angulo (89)Sarmiento Angulo, Enrique (89), Bishop emeritus of Fontibón (Colombia)
Bishop José Soleibe Arbeláez (85)Soleibe Arbeláez, José (85), Bishop emeritus of Caldas (Colombia)
Bishop Fabio Suescún Mutis (81)Suescún Mutis, Fabio (81), Military Ordinary emeritus of Colombia (Colombia)
Bishop Victor Antonio Tamayo Betancourt (86)Tamayo Betancourt, Victor Antonio (86), Titular Bishop of Voncariana and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Barranquilla (Colombia)
Bishop Edgar Hernando Tirado Mazo, M.X.Y. (85)Tirado Mazo, Edgar Hernando, M.X.Y. (85), Titular Bishop of Zaba and Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Tierradentro (Colombia)
Bishop Juan Manuel Toro Vallejo (64)Toro Vallejo, Juan Manuel (64), Bishop of Girardota (Colombia)
Bishop Ovidio Giraldo Velásquez (61)Velásquez, Ovidio Giraldo (61), Bishop of Barrancabermeja (Colombia)
Bishop José Mauricio Vélez García (59)Vélez García, José Mauricio (59), Titular Bishop of Lapda and Auxiliary Bishop of Medellín (Colombia)
Bishop Oscar José Vélez Isaza, C.M.F. (69)Vélez Isaza, Oscar José, C.M.F. (69), Bishop of Valledupar (Colombia)
Bishop Julio César Vidal Ortiz (79)Vidal Ortiz, Julio César (79), Bishop emeritus of Cúcuta (Colombia)

Other Prelates (8)

Abbot Guillermo Leon Arboleda Tamayo, O.S.B. (67)Arboleda Tamayo, Guillermo Leon, O.S.B. (67), President of Subiaco Cassinese Benedictine Congregation
Fr. Emir José Castillo Zárate, E.C.M.C. (63)Castillo Zárate, Emir José, E.C.M.C. (63), Father Major of Camaldolese Hermits of Mount Corona
Fr. Fadi Abou Chebel, O.M.M. (54)Chebel, Fadi Abou, O.M.M. (54) (Maronite Rite), Apostolic Exarch of Colombia of the Maronites (Colombia)
Correa González, José David, S.C.V. (54), Superior General of Sodalitium of Christian Life
Fr. Robert M. Egan, C.S.V.Egan, Robert M., C.S.V., Superior General of Clerics of Saint Viator (Viatorians)
Fr. Wilson Adrián Fonseca Ríos, C.F.S.Fonseca Ríos, Wilson Adrián, C.F.S., Superior General of Congregation of the Priestly Fraternity
Franco Echeverri, Gloria Liliana, O.D.N., President of Latin American and Caribbean Confederation of Religious (C.L.A.R.)
Fr. Óscar González Villa (74)González Villa, Óscar (74), Bishop emeritus of Girardota (Colombia)
Other Prelates born in Colombia (3)
CanadaBishop Juan Carlos Londoño (50)Londoño, Juan Carlos (50), Titular Bishop of Baeza and Auxiliary Bishop of Québec (Canada)
EthiopiaBishop Rodrigo Mejía Saldarriaga, S.J. (85)Mejía Saldarriaga, Rodrigo, S.J. (85), Titular Bishop of Vulturia and Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Soddo (Ethiopia)
USABishop Luis Rafael Zarama Pasqualetto (65)Zarama Pasqualetto, Luis Rafael (65), Bishop of Raleigh (USA)
Other Prelates related to Colombia (7)
ItalyArchbishop Angelo Acerbi (98)Acerbi, Angelo (98), Titular Archbishop of Zella and Prelate emeritus of Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta (Knights of Malta)
ItalyArchbishop Ettore Balestrero (57)Balestrero, Ettore (57), Titular Archbishop of Victoriana, Representative to International Organization for Migration (IOM), Permanent Observer to World Trade Organization (WTO) and Permanent Observer to United Nations Office and Specialized Institutions in Geneva (UNOG)
ItalyArchbishop Aldo Cavalli (77)Cavalli, Aldo (77), Titular Archbishop of Vibo Valentia and Apostolic Visitator to the Parish of Međugorje of Mostar–Duvno (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
ArgentinaArchbishop Luis Mariano Montemayor (68)Montemayor, Luis Mariano (68), Titular Archbishop of Illici and Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland
ItalyCardinal Paolo Romeo (86)Romeo, Paolo (86), Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria Odigitria dei Siciliani pro hac vice Title and Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Palermo (Italy)
ItalyArchbishop Paolo Rudelli (53)Rudelli, Paolo (53), Titular Archbishop of Mesembria and Apostolic Nuncio to Colombia
ItalyCardinal Beniamino Stella (82)Stella, Beniamino (82), Cardinal-Bishop of Porto–Santa Rufina, Prefect emeritus of Congregation for Clergy and former President of Interdicastery Commission for Candidates to Sacred Order

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