Apostolic Vicariate of Yurimaguas

Apostolic Vicariate of Yurimaguas

Apostolicus Vicariatus Yurimaguaënsis
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Cathedral of Our Lady of the Snows
Location
CountryPeru
Statistics
Area70,000 km2 (27,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2010)
252,000
216,000 (85.7%)
Parishes23
Information
DenominationCatholic Church
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established27 February 1921 (101 years ago)
CathedralCatedral Virgen de la Nieves
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Vicar Apostolic electJesús María Aristín Seco, C.P.

The Vicariate Apostolic of Yurimaguas (Latin: Apostolicus Vicariatus Yurimaguaënsis) is a Latin Church ecclesiastical territory or apostolic vicariate of the Catholic Church is located in the episcopal see of Yurimaguas in Peru.

History

On 27 February 1921 Pope Benedict XV established the Prefecture Apostolic of San Gabriel de la Dolorosa del Marañón from the Vicariate Apostolic of San León del Amazonas. The prefecture was elevated to a Vicariate Apostolic by Pope Pius XI on 3 June 1936. It lost territory in 1946 when the Prefecture Apostolic of San Francisco Javier was established. The vicariate's name was changed to the Vicariate Apostolic of Yurimaguas on 10 November 1960.[1][2]

Bishops

Ordinaries

  • Atanasio Celestino Jáuregui y Goiri, C.P. † (1921 – 30 August 1957)
  • Gregorio Elias Olazar Muruaga, C.P. † (31 August 1957 – 25 March 1972)
  • Miguel Irízar Campos, C.P. † (25 March 1972 – 6 August 1989) Appointed, Coadjutor Bishop of Callao
  • José Luis Astigarraga Lizarralde, C.P. (26 November 1991 – 20 January 2017)
  • Jesús María Aristín Seco, C.P. (8 July 2020 - present)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic

  • Gregorio Elias Olazar Muruaga, C.P. (1952-1957)

See also

Sources

  1. ^ "Vicariate Apostolic of Yurimaguas". Catholic Hierarchy. Retrieved 17 April 2013.
  2. ^ "Apostolic Vicariate of Yurimaguas". Giga Catholic. Retrieved 17 April 2013.


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