Roman Catholic Territorial Prelature of Yauyos

Territorial Prelature of Yauyos

Praelatura Territorialis Yauyosensis
Location
CountryPeru
Ecclesiastical provinceLima
Statistics
Area15,516 km2 (5,991 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2004)
214,523
208,088 (97.0%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
CathedralCatedral San Vicente Mártir
Current leadership
BishopRicardo García García

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

History

  • On 12 April 1957, the Territorial Prelature of Yauyos was established from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lima

Bishops

Ordinaries

  • Prelates of Yauyos (Roman rite)
    • Ignacio María de Orbegozo y Goicoechea (April 12, 1957 – April 26, 1968), appointed Bishop of Chiclayo
    • Luis Sánchez-Moreno Lira (April 26, 1968 – March 2, 1996), appointed Archbishop of Arequipa
    • Juan Antonio Ugarte Pérez (March 15, 1997 – November 29, 2003), appointed Archbishop of Cuzco
    • Ricardo García García (October 12, 2004 – Present)

Auxiliary bishop

Other priest of this prelature who became bishop

  • José María Ortega Trinidad, appointed Prelate of Juli in 2006

References

  • GCatholic.org
  • Catholic Hierarchy
  • Prelature website (Spanish)

Coordinates: 13°04′40″S 76°23′12″W / 13.07778°S 76.38667°W / -13.07778; -76.38667


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