Roman Catholic Diocese of Huarí

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Diocese of Huarí
Dioecesis Huariensis
Location
Country Peru
Ecclesiastical province Trujillo
Statistics
Area 23,000 km2 (8,900 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
306,000
296,500 (96.9%)
Parishes 20
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 15 May 1958 (55 years ago)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Ivo Baldi Gaburri
Emeritus Bishops Dante Frasnelli Tarter, O.S.I.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Huarí (Latin: Dioecesis Huariensis) is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in Peru. Erected as a Territorial Prelature in 1958, elevation to a full diocese occurred on April 2008. The new diocese is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Trujillo.

The current bishop is Ivo Baldi Gaburri, appointed in Feb. 2004.

History[edit]

On 15 May 1958 Pope Pius XII established the Territorial Prelature of Huarí with territory taken from the Huánuco and the Diocese of Huaraz. It was elevated to a diocese by Pope Benedict XVI on 2 April 2008.[1][2]

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Marco Libardoni, O.S.I. † (15 May 1958 - 25 Oct 1966)
  • Dante Frasnelli Tarter, O.S.I. (3 Aug 1967 - 13 Jun 2001)
  • Antonio Santarsiero Rosa, O.S.I. (13 Jun 2001 - 4 Feb 2004) Appointed, Bishop of Huacho
  • Ivo Baldi Gaburri (4 Feb 2004 - present)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vicariate Apostolic of Huarí". Catholic Hierarchy. Retrieved 2013-04-18. 
  2. ^ "Apostolic Vicariate of Huarí". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 2013-04-18.