Military Ordinariate of the Dominican Republic

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Military Bishopric of the Dominican Republic
Obispado Castrense de República Dominicana
Location
Country Dominican Republic
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 23 January 1958 (60 years ago)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Nicolás de Jesús López Rodríguez

The Military Bishopric of the Dominican Republic (Spanish: Obispado Castrense de República Dominicana) is a military ordinariate of the Roman Catholic Church. Immediately subject to the Holy See, it provides pastoral care to Roman Catholics serving in the Dominican Republic Armed Forces and their families.

History

It was first established as a military vicariate on 23 January 1958 and elevated to a military ordinariate on 21 July 1986,

Office holders

Military vicars

Military ordinaries

References