Apostolic Vicariate of San José de Amazonas

Apostolic Vicariate of San José de Amazonas

Apostolicus Vicariatus Sancti Iosephi de Amazones
Location
CountryPeru
Statistics
Area155,000 km2 (60,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2010)
180,000
132,000 (73.3%)
Parishes11
Information
DenominationCatholic Church
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established13 July 1945 (77 years ago)
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Vicar ApostolicJose Javier Travieso Martin,[1] C.M.F.
Bishops emeritusAlberto Campos Hernández, O.F.M.

The Vicariate Apostolic of San José de Amazonas (Latin: Apostolicus Vicariatus Sancti Iosephi de Amazones) Latin Church apostolic vicariate of the Catholic Church located in the town of Indiana in Peru.

History

On 13 July 1945 Pope Pius XII established the Prefecture Apostolic of San José de Amazonas from the Vicariate Apostolic of San León del Amazonas. The prefecture was elevated to a Vicariate Apostolic on 3 July 1955.[2][3]

Bishops

Ordinaries

  • José Damase Laberge, O.F.M. † (4 Jan 1946 – 25 Dec 1968)
  • Lorenzo Rodolfo Guibord Lévesque, O.F.M. † (29 May 1969 – 17 Jan 1998)
  • Alberto Campos Hernández, O.F.M. (17 Jan 1998 – 8 Aug 2011)
  • José Javier Travieso Martín, C.M.F. (1 Nov 2014 - )

Auxiliary bishop

  • Lorenzo Rodolfo Guibord Lévesque, O.F.M. † (1967-1969), appointed Vicar Apostolic here

See also

Sources

  1. ^ "Rinunce e nomine". Press.vatican.va. Retrieved 19 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Vicariate Apostolic of San José de Amazonas". Catholic Hierarchy. Retrieved 17 April 2013.
  3. ^ "Apostolic Vicariate of San José de Amazonas". Giga Catholic. Retrieved 17 April 2013.


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