José Luis Azuaje Ayala
José Luis Azuaje Ayala was ordained a priest on May 5, 1984 .
Pope John Paul II appointed him on March 18, 1999 auxiliary bishop in Barquisimeto and titular bishop of Italica . He was ordained episcopate on May 29th of the same year by the Bishop of Trujillo , Vicente Ramón Hernández Peña ; Co- consecrators were Tulio Manuel Chirivella Varela , Archbishop of Barquisimeto, and Baltazar Enrique Porras Cardozo , Archbishop of Merida .
On July 15, 2006, he was appointed Bishop of El Vigía-San Carlos del Zulia and on September 23 of the same year he was appointed to the office.
Pope Francis appointed him Bishop of Barinas on August 30, 2013 . In January 2018 he was elected President of the Bishops' Conference of Venezuela . He is also President of Caritas Latin America . On May 24, 2018, the Pope appointed him Archbishop of Maracaibo.
- Rinuncia dell'Arcivescovo Metropolita di Maracaibo (Venezuela) e nomina del nuovo Arcivescovo Metropolita. In: Daily Bulletin. Holy See Press Office , May 24, 2018, accessed May 24, 2018 (Italian).
|William Enrique Delgado Silva||
Bishop of El Vigía-San Carlos del Zulia
|Juan de Dios Peña Rojas|
|Ramón Antonio Linares Sandoval||
Bishop of Barinas
|Jesús Alfonso Guerrero Contreras OFMCap|
|Ubaldo Santana FMI||
Archbishop of Maracaibo
|SURNAME||Azuaje Ayala, José Luis|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Venezuelan clergyman, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Maracaibo|
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 6, 1957|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Valera|