Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Huancayo

Metropolitan Archdiocese of Huancayo

Archidioecesis Metropolitanae Huancayensis
Catedral huancayo.jpg
Metropolitan Archcathedral of the Most Holy Trinity
Location
Country Peru
Statistics
Area15,145 km2 (5,848 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
792,505
728,867 (92.0%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
CathedralCathedral of the Most Holy Trinity
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
Metropolitan ArchbishopPedro Barreto, S.J.
Auxiliary BishopsCarlos Alberto Salcedo Ojeda, O.M.I.
Website
Website
The nave of Jauja Cathedral

The Roman Catholic Metropolitan Archdiocese of Huancayo (Latin: Huancayen(sis)) is a Latin Metropolitan archdiocese in Peru's western Amazonian Junín Region.

Its cathedral episcopal see is Catedral de la Santísima Trinidad (dedicated to the Holy Trinity) in the city of Huancayo.

History

  • Established on 18 December 1944 as Diocese of Huancayo on territory split off from the Diocese of Huánuco
  • Lost territory on 15 May 1585 to establish the Territorial Prelature of Tarma
  • 30 June 1966: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Huancayo

Bishops

Ordinaries

Bishops of Huancayo
Archbishops of Huancayo

Auxiliary bishop

  • Carlos Alberto Salcedo Ojeda, O.M.I. (2016-)

Ecclesiastical province

Apart from the metropolitan archdiocese, its province comprises two suffragan dioceses

See also

Sources and external links

  • GCatholic.org, with incumbent biography links
  • Catholic Hierarchy
  • Diocese website


Coordinates: 12°04′03″S 75°12′35″W / 12.0676°S 75.2098°W / -12.0676; -75.2098

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