Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Arequipa

Archdiocese of Arequipa

Archidioecesis Arequipensis

Arquidiócese de Arequipa
Façana de la catedral d'Arequipa.jpg
Cathedral Basilica of St. Mary
Location
Country Peru
Statistics
Area26,306 km2 (10,157 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2006)
952,000
857,000 (90.0%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
CathedralCatedral Basílica Santa María
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
ArchbishopJavier Augusto Del Río Alba
Auxiliary BishopsRaúl Antonio Chau Quispe
Bishops emeritusJosé Paulino Ríos Reynoso
Map
Arquidiócesis de Arequipa.svg
Website
www.arzobispadoarequipa.org.pe

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Arequipa (Latin: Arequipensis) is an archdiocese located in the city of Arequipa in Peru.[1][2] It was erected by Pope Gregory XIII on 15 April 1577 at the request of King Philip II of Spain.[3]

History

Ordinaries

Diocese of Arequipa

Erected: 15 April 1577
Latin Name: Arequipensis
Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Lima

Archdiocese of Arequipa

Elevated: 23 May 1943

Other affiliated bishops

Coadjutor bishops

  • Manuel Segundo Ballón Manrique (1896-1898)
  • Javier Augusto Del Río Alba (2006)

Auxiliary bishops

  • Juan Manuel Moscoso y Peralta (1770-1771), appointed Bishop of Córdoba (Tucumán), Argentina
  • Giuseppe Luca Barranco, O. de M. (1866), never consecrated
  • Daniel Figueroa Villón (1945-1946), appointed Bishop of Huancayo
  • José Germán Benavides Morriberón (1968-1976)
  • Lorenzo Unfried Gimpel, M.F.S.C. (1969-1980), appointed Prelate of Tarma
  • Felipe María Zalba Elizalde, O.P. (1980-1984), appointed Prelate of Chuquibamba
  • Raúl Antonio Chau Quispe (2019-)

Other priests of this diocese who became bishops

  • Santiago José O' Phelan Recabarren, appointed Bishop of Ayacucho o Huamanga (Guamanga) in 1841
  • Julián Ochoa Campos, appointed Bishop of Cuzco in 1864
  • Pedro José Chávez Ponce, appointed Bishop of Puno in 1875
  • Valentín Ampuero Núñez (priest here, 1894–1898), appointed Bishop of Puno in 1909
  • Juan Gualberto Guevara y de la Cuba, appointed Bishop of Trujillo in 1940
  • Pedro Alberto Bustamante López, appointed Prelate of Sicuani in 2013

Suffragan dioceses

See also

References

  1. ^ "Archdiocese of Arequipa" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Arequipa" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1907). "Diocese of Arequipa" . Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. New York: Robert Appleton Company.
  4. ^ "Bishop Antonio de Hervias, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  5. ^ "Archbishop Cristóbal Rodríguez Juárez (Suárez), O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  6. ^ "Bishop Juan de las Cabezas Altamirano" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  7. ^ "Archbishop Pedro de Villagómez Vivanco" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  8. ^ "Bishop Agustín de Ugarte y Sarabia " Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  9. ^ "Bishop Pedro de Ortega y Sotomayor" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  10. ^ "Archbishop Gaspar de Villarroel, O.S.A." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  11. ^ "Archbishop Juan de Almoguera, O.SS.T." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  12. ^ "Bishop Juan de la Calle y Heredia, O. de M." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  13. ^ "Bishop Antonio de León y Becerra" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  14. ^ "Bishop Juan de Argüelles, O.S.A." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016

Coordinates: 16°23′S 71°32′W / 16.383°S 71.533°W / -16.383; -71.533

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