Roman Catholic Diocese of Chulucanas

Diocese of Chulucanas

Dioecesis Chulucanensis
Location
Country Peru
MetropolitanPiura
Statistics
Area12,498 km2 (4,826 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2006)
485,000
435,000 (89.7%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
CathedralCatedral la Sagrada Familia
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopCristóbal Bernardo Mejía Corral, elect
Bishops emeritusDaniel Thomas Turley Murphy, O.S.A.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Chulucanas (Latin: Chulucanen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Chulucanas in the Ecclesiastical province of Piura in Peru.

History

  • 4 March 1964: Established as Territorial Prelature of Chulucanas
  • 12 December 1988: Promoted as Diocese of Chulucanas

Bishops

Ordinaries

  • Prelate of Chulucanas (Roman rite)
  • Bishops of Chulucanas (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Juan Conway McNabb, O.S.A. (1988.12.12 – 2000.10.28); see above
    • Bishop Daniel Thomas Turley Murphy, O.S.A. (2000.10.28 – 2020.04.02)
    • Bishop Cristóbal Bernardo Mejía Corral (2020.04.02 - present)

Coadjutor bishop

Other priest of this diocese who became bishop

  • Tarcisio Pusma Ibáñez, appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Trujillo in 2008; did not take effect

See also

Sources

  • GCatholic.org
  • Catholic Hierarchy


Coordinates: 5°05′50″S 80°09′40″W / 5.0972°S 80.1612°W / -5.0972; -80.1612


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