Roman Catholic Diocese of Coroico

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Diocese of Coroico
Dioecesis Coroicensis
Diócesis de Coroico
Location
Country Bolivia
Ecclesiastical province La Paz
Metropolitan La Paz
Statistics
Area 31,699 km2 (12,239 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
193,600
171,000 (88.3%)
Parishes 8
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established November 7, 1958 (56 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of St peter and St Paul in Coroico
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Juan Vargas Aruquipa
Metropolitan Archbishop Edmundo Luis Flavio Abastoflor Montero
Map
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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Coroico (Latin: Dioecesis Coroicensis) is a diocese located in the city of Coroico in the Ecclesiastical province of La Paz in Bolivia.

History[edit]

  • November 7, 1958: Established as Territorial Prelature of Coroico from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Paz
  • July 28, 1983: Promoted as Diocese of Coroico

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Coroico(Roman rite)
  • Prelates of Coroico (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Tomás Roberto Manning, O.F.M. (1959.04.21 – 1983.07.28)

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