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Diocese of Vélez

Dioecesis Velezanus



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 14 May 2003
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bucaramanga
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Colombia
  • Square Kilometers: 4,957 (1,914 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Carrera 2 N. 9-28, Velez, Santander, Colombia
  • Telephone: (7)756.48.40
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
14 May 2003ErectedDiocese of Socorro y San Gil Diocese of Vélez (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
2003171,000190,00090.0%39394,3845128ap2004
2004180,000200,00090.0%38384,7363928ap2005
2010193,000215,00089.8%43434,4882832ap2011

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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