Apostolic Vicariate of Puerto Maldonado

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Apostolic Vicariate of Puerto Maldonado
Vicariatus Apostolicus Portus Maldonadi
Location
Country Peru
Metropolitan Immediately subject to the Holy See
Statistics
Area 156,000 km2 (60,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
258,000
217,000 (84.1%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Bishop Francisco González Hernández, O.P.

The Apostolic Vicariate of Puerto Maldonado (Latin: Vicariatus Apostolicus Portus Maldonadi) is a Roman Catholic apostolic vicariate located in the city of Puerto Maldonado in Peru.

History[edit]

  • January 5, 1900: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of San Domingo de Urubamba from the Diocese of Cusco
  • July 4, 1913: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Urubamba y Madre de Dios
  • March 10, 1949: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Puerto Maldonado

Leadership[edit]

  • Vicar Apostolics of Puerto Maldonado (Roman rite)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Urubamba y Madre de Dios (Roman Rite)
  • Prefects Apostolic of San Domingo de Urubamba (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Ramón Zubieta y Les, O.P. (1901 – July 4, 1913)

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