Roman Catholic Vicariate Apostolic of El Beni

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Apostolic Vicariate of El Beni
Apostolicus Vicariatus Benensis
Vicariato Apostólico de El Beni o Beni
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Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity
Location
Country Bolivia
Metropolitan Immediately subject to the Holy See
Statistics
Area 150,686 km2 (58,180 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
206,010
164,808 (80%)
Parishes 30
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 1 December 1917 (96 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Trinidad
Patron saint Holy Trinity
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Apostolic Vicar Julio María Elías Montoya, O.F.M.
Auxiliary Bishops Roberto Bordi, O.F.M.
Map
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The Roman Catholic Vicariate Apostolic of El Beni (Latin: Apostolicus Vicariatus Pandoënsis) is an apostolic vicariate located in the city of Trinidad in Bolivia.

History[edit]

On 1 December 1917 Pope Benedict XV established as Vicariate Apostolic of El Beni from the Diocese of Santa Cruz de la Sierra. It lost territory twice in 1942 when Pope Pius XII created the Vicariate Apostolics of Pando and Reyes[1][2]

Leadership[edit]

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Vicariate Apostolic of El Beni". catholic-hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2013-03-30. 
  2. ^ "Apostolic Vicariate of El Beni". Gcatholic.org. Retrieved 2013-03-30.