Roman Catholic Diocese of Callao

Diocese of Callao

Dioecesis Callaënsis
Location
Country Peru
MetropolitanLima
Statistics
Area73,820 km2 (28,500 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
950,040
836,035 (88.0%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopLuis Alberto Barrera Pacheco, M.C.C.I
Bishops emeritusJosé Luis Del Palacio y Pérez-Medel
Map
Diócesis de Callao.svg

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Callao (Latin: Callaën(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Callao in the Ecclesiastical province of Lima in Peru.

History

Callao Cathedral

Bishops

Ordinaries

  • Eduardo Picher Peña (3 August 1967 – 31 May 1971), appointed Archbishop of Huancayo
  • Luis Vallejos Santoni (20 September 1971 – 14 January 1975), appointed Archbishop of Cuzco
  • Ricardo Durand Flórez, S.J. (14 January 1975 – 17 August 1995), Archbishop (personal title)
  • Miguel Irízar Campos, C.P. (17 August 1995 - 12 December 2011)
  • José Luis Del Palacio y Pérez-Medel (12 December 2011 - 15 April 2020)
  • Luis Alberto Barrera Pacheco, M.C.C.I (17 April 2021 - present)

Coadjutor bishop

  • Miguel Irizar Campos, C.P. (1989-1995)

Auxiliary bishop

  • Javier Augusto Del Río Alba (2004-2006), appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Arequipa

See also

Sources

  • GCatholic.org
  • Catholic Hierarchy
  • Diocese website


Coordinates: 12°02′00″S 77°08′00″W / 12.0333°S 77.1333°W / -12.0333; -77.1333


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