Roman Catholic Diocese of Lurín

Diocese of Lurín

Dioecesis Lurinensis
Location
CountryPeru
Ecclesiastical provinceLima
Statistics
Area185 km2 (71 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
2,271,000
2,313,000 (85.0%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
CathedralCatedral San Pedro
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopCarlos García Camader

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Lurín (Latin: Lurinen(sis)) is a diocese located in the Lurín District in the Ecclesiastical province of Lima in Peru.

History

  • 14 December 1996: Established as Diocese of Lurín from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lima[citation needed]

Bishops

Ordinaries

Auxiliary bishop

  • Salvador Piñeiro García-Calderón (2003-2006?), appointed Archbishop of Ayacucho o Huamanga in 2011

Other priest of this diocese who became bishop

  • Cristóbal Bernardo Mejía Corral, appointed Bishop of Chulucanas in 2020

See also

Sources

  • GCatholic.org
  • Catholic Hierarchy

Coordinates: 12°16′42″S 76°52′58″W / 12.27833°S 76.88278°W / -12.27833; -76.88278


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