Roman Catholic Diocese of San Ignacio de Velasco

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Diocese of San Ignacio de Velasco
Dioecesis Sancti Ignatii Velascani
Diócesis de San Ignacio de Velasco
Location
Country Bolivia
Ecclesiastical province Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Metropolitan Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Statistics
Area 197,000 km2 (76,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
245,000
220,000 (89.8%)
Parishes 22
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 27 January 1930 (85 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of St Ignatius in San Ignacio de Velasco
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Carlos Stetter
Metropolitan Archbishop Sergio Alfredo Gualberti
Map
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The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Ignacio de Velasco (Latin: Dioecesis Sancti Ignatii Velascani) is a diocese located in the city of San Ignacio de Velasco in the Ecclesiastical province of Santa Cruz de la Sierra in Bolivia.

History[edit]

  • January 27, 1930: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Chiquitos from the Diocese of Santa Cruz de la Sierra
  • November 3, 1994: Promoted as Diocese of San Ignacio de Velasco

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