Apostolic Vicariate of Puerto Maldonado

Apostolic Vicariate of Puerto Maldonado

Vicariatus Apostolicus Portus Maldonadi
Location
CountryPeru
MetropolitanImmediately exempt to the Holy See
Statistics
Area156,000 km2 (60,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
258,000
217,000 (84.1%)
Information
DenominationCatholic Church
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Current leadership
BishopDavid Martínez De Aguirre Guinea, O.P.
Bishops emeritusFrancisco González Hernández, O.P.
Juan José Larrañeta Olleta, O.P.
Map
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The Apostolic Vicariate of Puerto Maldonado (Latin: Vicariatus Apostolicus Portus Maldonadi) is a Latin Church apostolic vicariate of the Catholic Church in Peru. Its cathedra is located in the episcopal see of Puerto Maldonado.

History

  • January 5, 1900: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of San Domingo de Urubamba from the Diocese of Cusco
  • July 4, 1913: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Urubamba y Madre de Dios
  • March 10, 1949: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Puerto Maldonado

Leadership

Ordinaries, in reverse chronological order

  • Vicar Apostolics of Puerto Maldonado, below
    • Bishop David Martínez De Aguirre Guinea, O.P. (June 23, 2015 – present)[1]
    • Bishop Francisco González Hernández, O.P. (February 2, 2008 – June 23, 2015)
    • Bishop Juan José Larrañeta Olleta, O.P. (April 26, 1980 – February 2, 2008)
    • Bishop Javier Miguel Ariz Huarte, O.P. (May 27, 1959 – April 26, 1980, appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Lima
    • Bishop José María García Graín, O.P. (March 10, 1949 – May 27, 1959)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Urubamba y Madre de Dios (Roman Rite), below
    • Bishop Enrique Alvarez González, O.P. (July 14, 1946 – June 2, 1948)
    • Bishop Sabas Sarasola Esparza, O.P. (June 13, 1923 – February 29, 1944)
    • Bishop Ramón Zubieta y Les, O.P. (July 4, 1913 – November 19, 1921)
  • Prefect Apostolic of San Domingo de Urubamba (Roman Rite), below
    • Bishop Ramón Zubieta y Les, O.P. (1901 – July 4, 1913)

Coadjutor Vicars Apostolic

Auxiliary bishops

  • Ignacio Ortuzar Rojas (1968-1969), did not take effect
  • Juan José Larrañeta Olleta, O.P. (1976-1980), appointed Vicar Apostolic here

References

  1. ^ "Rinunce e Nomine, 08.07.2014" (Press release) (in Italian). Holy See Press Office. 8 July 2014. Retrieved 4 May 2019.

External links


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