Roman Catholic Diocese of Huarí

Diocese of Huarí

Dioecesis Huariensis
Location
CountryPeru
Ecclesiastical provinceTrujillo
Statistics
Area23,000 km2 (8,900 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
306,000
296,500 (96.9%)
Parishes20
Information
DenominationCatholic Church
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established15 May 1958 (64 years ago)
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopVacant
Auxiliary BishopsGiorgio Barbetta

The Diocese of Huarí (Latin: Dioecesis Huariensis) is a Latin Church ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Catholic Church in Peru. Erected as a Territorial Prelature in 1958, elevation to a full diocese occurred in April 2008. It is a suffragan diocese in the ecclesiastical province of the metropolitan Archdiocese of Trujillo.


History

On 15 May 1958 Pope Pius XII established the Territorial Prelature of Huarí with territory taken from the Huánuco and the Diocese of Huaraz. It was elevated to a diocese by Pope Benedict XVI on 2 April 2008.[1][2]

Bishops

Ordinaries

  • Marco Libardoni, O.S.I. † (15 May 1958 – 25 Oct 1966)
  • Dante Frasnelli Tarter, O.S.I. † (3 Aug 1967 – 13 Jun 2001)
  • Antonio Santarsiero Rosa, O.S.I. (13 Jun 2001 – 4 Feb 2004) Appointed, Bishop of Huacho
  • Ivo Baldi Gaburri † (4 Feb 2004 – 11 Jun 2021)

Auxiliary bishop

  • Giorgio Barbetta (2019-)

References

  1. ^ "Vicariate Apostolic of Huarí". Catholic Hierarchy. Retrieved 18 April 2013.
  2. ^ "Apostolic Vicariate of Huarí". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 18 April 2013.


Coordinates: 9°20′51″S 77°10′16″W / 9.3475°S 77.1712°W / -9.3475; -77.1712


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