Roman Catholic Diocese of Babahoyo

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Diocese of Babahoyo
Dioecesis Babahoiensis
Location
Country Ecuador
Ecclesiastical province Guayaquil
Metropolitan Antonio Arregui Yarza
Statistics
Area 6,531 km2 (2,522 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
751,000
555,000 (73.9%)
Parishes 21
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 15 July 1948 (Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Los Ríos)
10 September 1951 (Promoted as Territorial Prelature)
22 August 1994 (Promoted as Diocese of Babahoyo)
Cathedral Catedral Nuestra Señora de la Merced
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Marco Pérez Caicedo
Emeritus Bishops Victor Garaygordóbil Berrizbeitia
Prelate Emeritus of Babahoyo
Map
Ecuador - Diocesi di Babahoyo.jpg

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Babahoyo (Latin: Dioecesis Babahoiensis) is a diocese located in the city of Babahoyo in the Ecclesiastical province of Guayaquil in Ecuador.

Ordinaries[edit]

Apostolic Administrator

Prelate of Los Rios

Bishops of Babahoyo

*Later became the Prelate of Los Rios.
**Later became the Bishop.

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Source[edit]

Coordinates: 1°48′0″S 79°32′24″W / 1.80000°S 79.54000°W / -1.80000; -79.54000