Roman Catholic Territorial Prelature of Huamachuco

Territorial Prelature of Huamachuco

Praelatura Territorialis Huamaciucanus
Location
Country Peru
MetropolitanTrujillo
Statistics
Area7,918 km2 (3,057 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
230,000
149,500 (65.0%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
Current leadership
BishopPascual Rivera Montoya T.O.R.
Bishops emeritusSebastián Ramis Torrens, T.O.R.

The Territorial Prelature of Huamachuco (Latin: Praelatura Territorialis Huamaciucanus) is a Roman Catholic territorial prelature located in the city of Huamachuco in the Ecclesiastical province of Trujillo in Peru.

History

  • On December 4, 1961, the Territorial Prelature of Huamachuco was established from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Trujillo

Leadership

  • Prelates of Huamachuco (Roman rite), in reverse chronological order
    • Bishop Pascual Benjamín Rivera Montoya, T.O.R. (2021.03.30 – ...)
    • Bishop Sebastián Ramis Torrens, T.O.R. (1990.11.13 – 2018.08.07)
    • Bishop Damián Nicolau Roig, T.O.R. (1963.10.23 – 1981.09.13)

References

  • GCatholic.org
  • Catholic Hierarchy


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