Apostolic Vicariate of Pucallpa

Apostolic Vicariate of Pucallpa

Apostolicus Vicariatus Pucallpaënsis
Location
CountryPeru
MetropolitanImmediately exempt to the Holy See
Statistics
Area52,168 km2 (20,142 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)

538,000 (2010)
431,000 (2010)
Information
DenominationCatholic Church
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Current leadership
Vicar ApostolicAugusto Martín Quijano Rodríguez, S.D.B.
Bishops emeritusJuan Luis Martin Buisson, P.M.E.
Gaetano Galbusera Fumagalli, S.D.B.

The Apostolic Vicariate of Pucallpa (Latin: Apostolicus Vicariatus Pucallpaënsis) is a Latin Church Apostolic vicariate of the Catholic Church in Peru. It is immediately exempt to the Holy See and not part of any ecclesiastical province.

Its cathedral is Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepción (dedicated to the Immaculate Conception), located in the episcopal see of Pucallpa in Coronel Portillo Province. It is the capital of that of the wider Ucayali region, in Peru's inland Amazon rainforest.

History

Ordinaries

Apostolic Vicars of Pucallpa
  • Joseph Gustave Roland Prévost Godard, P.M.E. (November 11, 1956 – October 23, 1989), Titular Bishop of Ammædara (November 11, 1956 – November 13, 2005); previously Apostolic Prefect of Lindong 林東 (China) (November 28, 1946 – November 11, 1956)
  • Juan Luis Martin Buisson, P.M.E. (October 23, 1989 – September 8, 2008), Titular Bishop of Aquæ in Numidia (April 18, 1986 – ...); succeeding as former Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Pucallpa (April 18, 1986 – October 23, 1989)
  • Gaetano Galbusera Fumagalli, S.D.B. (September 8, 2008 – July 31, 2019), Titular Bishop of Mascula (July 18, 2007 – ...); succeeding as former Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Pucallpa (July 18, 2007 – September 8, 2008)

See also

External links

  • GCatholic.org, with titular incumbent biography links
  • Catholic Hierarchy [self-published]



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