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Roman Catholic Diocese of Trujillo, Venezuela

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Rite  Latin Rite
Area  7,400 km²
Pope  Francis
Country  Venezuela
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2004) 712,697 677,062 (95.0%)
Established  4 June 1957 (59 years ago)
Cathedral  Catedral Nuestra Señora de la Paz
Bishop  Cástor Oswaldo Azuaje Pérez, O.C.D.
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mérida in Venezuela

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Trujillo (Latin: Dioecesis Truxillensis in Venetiola) is a diocese located in the city of Trujillo in the Ecclesiastical province of Mérida in Venezuela.

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History

On 4 June 1957 Pope Pius XII established the Diocese of Trujillo from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mérida.

Ordinaries

  • Antonio Ignacio Camargo † (2 Sep 1957 - 13 Dec 1961)
  • José Léon Rojas Chaparro † (13 Dec 1961 - 11 Jun 1982)
  • Vicente Ramón Hernández Peña (11 Jun 1982 - 3 Apr 2012)
  • Cástor Oswaldo Azuaje Pérez, O.C.D. (3 Apr 2012 - present)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Trujillo, Venezuela Wikipedia


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