Diocese of El Tigre

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Diocese of El Tigre

Map of the Diocese of El Tigre
Basic data
Country Venezuela
Metropolitan bishopric Archdiocese of Cumaná
Diocesan bishop José Manuel Romero Barrios
founding 2018
surface 22,978 km²
Parishes 14 (2018)
Residents 406,050 (2018)
Catholics 325,000 ( 2018 )
proportion of 80%
Diocesan priest 13 (2018)
Religious sisters 9 (2018)
rite Roman rite
Liturgical language Spanish

The Diocese of El Tigre ( Latin Dioecesis Tigrensis , Spanish diócesis de El Tigre ) is in Venezuela situated Roman Catholic diocese , based in El Tigre .


The Diocese of El Tigre was established on May 31, 2018 by Pope Francis from cession of territory from the Diocese of Barcelona and subordinated to the Archdiocese of Cumaná as a suffragan . The first bishop was José Manuel Romero Barrios .

The Diocese of El Tigre includes the south of the state of Anzoátegui located Municipios El Tigre , El Tigrito , Mapire , Pariaguán and Soledad .

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Individual evidence

  1. a b erezione della diocesi di El Tigre (Venezuela) e nomina del primo Vescovo. In: Daily Bulletin. Holy See Press Office , May 31, 2018, accessed May 31, 2018 (Italian).