Roman Catholic Diocese of Huancavélica

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Diocese of Huancavélica
Dioecesis Huancavelicensis
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Cathedral of St. Anthony
Location
Country Peru
Ecclesiastical province Ayacucho
Statistics
Area 21,078 km2 (8,138 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
444,829
406,709 (91.4%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Catedral San Antonio
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Isidro Barrio Barrio
Huancavélica Cathedral

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Huancavélica (Latin: Huancavelicensis) is a diocese located in the city of Huancavélica in the Ecclesiastical province of Ayacucho in Peru.

History[edit]

On 18 December 1944 Pope Pius XII established as Diocese of Huancavélica from the Diocese of Ayacucho.

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Alberto Maria Dettmann y Aragón, O.P. (1945.07.06 – 1948.06.28)
  • Carlos Maria Jurgens Byrne, C.Ss.R. (1949.01.13 – 1954.02.07)
  • Florencio Coronado Romani, C.Ss.R. (1956.03.01 – 1982.01.14)
  • William Dermott Molloy McDermott (1982.01.14 – 2005.06.18)
  • Isidro Barrio Barrio (since 2005.06.18)

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