Roman Catholic Diocese of Punto Fijo

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Punto Fijo (Latin: Dioecesis Punctifixensis) is a diocese located in the city of Punto Fijo in the ecclesiastical province of Coro in Venezuela.

Diocese of Punto Fijo

Dioecesis Punctifixensis
Cathedral of Our Lady of Coromoto
Location
CountryVenezuela
Ecclesiastical provinceCoro
Statistics
Area3,405 km2 (1,315 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
267,700
252,954 (94.5%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established12 July 1997 (26 years ago)
CathedralCatedral Nuestra Señora de Coromoto
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopCarlos Alfredo Cabezas Mendoza
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History

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On 12 July 1997 Pope John Paul II established the Diocese of Punto Fijo from the Diocese of Coro.

Bishops

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Other priest of this diocese who became bishop

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