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Roman Catholic Diocese of Maturín

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Rite  Latin Rite
Area  28,900 km²
Pope  Francis
Country  Venezuela
Roman Catholic Diocese of Maturín httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2004) 700,000 610,000 (87.1%)
Established  24 May 1958 (58 years ago)
Emeritus Bishops  Antonio José Ramírez Salaverría
Cathedral  Cathedral of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Maturín
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ciudad Bolívar
Emeritus bishop  Antonio José Ramírez Salaverría

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Maturín (Latin: Dioecesis Maturinensis) is a diocese located in the city of Maturín in the Ecclesiastical province of Ciudad Bolívar in Venezuela.

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History

On 24 May 1958 Pope Pius XII established the Diocese of Maturín from the Diocese of Ciudad Bolívar.

Ordinaries

  • Antonio José Ramírez Salaverría (24 May 1958 - 7 May 1994)
  • Diego Rafael Padrón Sánchez (7 May 1994 - 27 Mar 2002) Appointed, Archbishop of Cumaná
  • Enrique Pérez Lavado (9 Aug 2003 – present)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Maturín Wikipedia


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