Roman Catholic Diocese of Tarma

Diocese of Tarma

Dioecesis Tarmensis
Tarma iglesia santa ana.JPG
Cathedral of St. Ann
Location
CountryPeru
Ecclesiastical provinceHuancayo
Statistics
Area13,032 km2 (5,032 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
614,795
522,575 (85.0%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
CathedralCatedral Santa Ana
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopTimoteo Solórzano Rojas, M.S.C.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Tarma (Latin: Tarmensis) is a diocese located in the city of Tarma in the Ecclesiastical province of Huancayo in Peru.

History

  • 15 May 1958: Established as Territorial Prelature of Tarma from the Diocese of Huancayo and Diocese of Huánuco
  • 21 December 1985: Promoted as Diocese of Tarma

Ordinaries, in reverse chronological order

  • Bishops of Tarma (Roman rite), below
    • Bishop Timoteo Solórzano Rojas, M.S.C. (2022.06.18 – ...)
    • Bishop Luis Alberto Barrera Pacheco, M.C.C.I. (2016.10.25 – 2021.04.17), appointed Bishop of Callao
    • Bishop Richard Daniel Alarcón Urrutia (2001.06.13 – 2014.10.28), appointed Archbishop of Cuzco
    • Bishop Luis Abilio Sebastiani Aguirre, S.M. (1992.11.21 – 2001.06.13), appointed Archbishop of Ayacucho o Huamanga
    • Bishop Lorenzo Unfried Gimpel, M.C.C.I. (1985.12.21 – 1988.11.29); see below
  • Prelates of Tarma (Roman rite), below
    • Bishop Lorenzo Unfried Gimpel, M.C.C.I. (1980.09.19 – 1985.12.21); see above
    • Bishop Antonio Kühner y Kühner, M.C.C.I. (1958.05.15 – 1980.07.24), appointed Bishop of Huánuco

See also

Sources

  • GCatholic.org
  • Catholic Hierarchy



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