Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Arequipa

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Archdiocese of Arequipa
Archidioecesis Arequipensis
Arquidiócese de Arequipa
CatedralArequipa.JPG
Cathedral Basilica of St. Mary
Location
Country Peru
Statistics
Area 26,306 km2 (10,157 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
952,000
857,000 (90.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Catedral Basílica Santa María
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Javier Augusto Del Río Alba
Website
www.arzobispadoarequipa.org

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Arequipa (Latin: Arequipensis) is an archdiocese located in the city of Arequipa in Peru. It was erected by Pope Gregory XIII on 15 April 1577 at the request of King Phillip II of Spain.[1]

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  1. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg "Diocese of Arequipa". Catholic Encyclopedia 1. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1907. 

Coordinates: 16°23′S 71°32′W / 16.383°S 71.533°W / -16.383; -71.533