Roman Catholic Diocese of Huacho

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Diocese of Huacho
Dioecesis Huachensis
Iglesia catedral.jpg
Cathedral of St. Batholomew
Location
Country Peru
Metropolitan Lima
Statistics
Area 14,227 km2 (5,493 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
482,000
456,000 (94.6%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Catedral San Bartolomé
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Antonio Santarsiero Rosa, O.S.I.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Huacho (Latin: Huachen(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Huacho in the Ecclesiastical province of Lima in Peru.

History[edit]

  • 15 May 1958: Established as Diocese of Huacho from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Lima

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Nemesio Rivera Meza (1958.05.15 – 1960.01.28)
  • Pablo Ramírez Taboado, SS.CC. (1960.01.28 – 1966.12.19)
  • Lorenzo León Alvarado (1967.08.03 – 2003.04.22)
  • Antonio Santarsiero Rosa, O.S.I. (since 2004.02.04)

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