The Diocese of Cartago is an ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the Catholic Church in Costa Rica, and its headquarters is located in the canton of the same name.
Its most famous church is the Basilica of Our Lady of the Angels - where the valuable image that is venerated in Catholic homes throughout the country is protected. The diocese was established on May 24, 2005.
His Reverend Excellency Monsignor Mario Enrique Quirós Quirós Bishop of Cartago
He entered the National Seminary of Our Lady of the Angels in Costa Rica and began the Introductory Course there in 1988, subsequently completing his philosophical and theological studies. On December 8, 1994, he was ordained a priest by the Archdiocese of San José. In 2013, he earned a Doctorate in Dogmatic Theology from the Pontifical University in Salamanca, Spain, while residing at the Parish of the Holy Spirit in Salamanca.
490 903 inhabitants
Constituted Diocese on
May 24, 2005.