Roman Catholic Diocese of Huacho

Diocese of Huacho

Dioecesis Huachensis
Iglesia catedral.jpg
Cathedral of St. Batholomew
Location
Country Peru
MetropolitanLima
Statistics
Area14,227 km2 (5,493 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2006)
482,000
456,000 (94.6%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
CathedralCatedral San Bartolomé
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopAntonio Santarsiero Rosa, O.S.I.

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

History

  • 15 May 1958: Established as Diocese of Huacho from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lima[citation needed]

Ordinaries

  • Nemesio Rivera Meza (15 May 1958 – 28 January 1960), appointed Bishop of Cajamarca
  • Pablo Ramírez Taboado, SS.CC. (28 January 1960 – 19 December 1966)
  • Lorenzo León Alvarado (3 August 1967 – 22 April 2003)
  • Antonio Santarsiero Rosa, O.S.I. (since 4 February 2004)

See also

Sources

  • GCatholic.org
  • Catholic Hierarchy
  • Diocese website Archived 7 February 2009 at the Wayback Machine


Coordinates: 11°06′00″S 77°36′00″W / 11.1000°S 77.6000°W / -11.1000; -77.6000


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