Roman Catholic Diocese of Trujillo, 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.

Diocese of Trujillo

Dioecesis Truxillensis in Venetiola
Location
CountryVenezuela
Ecclesiastical provinceMérida
Statistics
Area7,400 km2 (2,900 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
712,697
677,062 (95.0%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Established4 June 1957 (65 years ago)
CathedralCatedral Nuestra Señora de la Paz
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopJosé Trinidad Fernández Angulo
Map
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HistoryEdit

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

The episcopal headquarters is in the city of Trujillo, where the Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace is located.

Its territory is divided into 79 parishes, a Rectory and a Vicariate.

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