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Vicariate Apostolic of Casanare

Vicariatus Apostolicus Casanarensis


To: Diocese of Yopal

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Historical Details

Past Ordinaries

Historical Summary

17 July 1893ErectedDiocese of Tunja Vicariate Apostolic of Casanare (erected)
26 May 1915Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Casanare Prefecture Apostolic of Arauca (erected)
29 October 1999Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Casanare Vicariate Apostolic of Trinidad (erected)
29 October 1999SuppressedVicariate Apostolic of Casanare (suppressed) (Sácama, Támara, Pore, Nunchía, Yopal, Pajarito, Recetor, Aguazul, Chámeza, Monterrey, Sabanalarga, and Villanueva)
Diocese of Duitama-Sogamoso (Part of Morcóte)
Diocese of Yopal (erected)


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource

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

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