Roman Catholic Diocese of San Jacinto de Yaguachi

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Diocese of San Jacinto de Yaguachi
Dioecesis Sancti Hyacinthi de Yaguachi
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Cathedral-Basilica of St. Hyancinth
Location
Country Ecuador
Ecclesiastical province Guayaquil
Metropolitan Antonio Arregui Yarza
Statistics
Area 6,265 km2 (2,419 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2009)
715,856
618,301 (86.4%)
Parishes 42
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 4 November 2009 (5 years ago)
Cathedral Basílica Catedral San Jacinto
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Aníbal Nieto Guerra, O.C.D.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Jacinto de Yaguachi (Latin: Dioecesis Sancti Hyacinthi de Yaguachi) is located in the town of Yaguachi, Ecuador. It is a suffragan see to the Archdiocese of Guayaquil.

History[edit]

On 4 November 2009, Pope Benedict XVI established the Diocese of San Jacinto de Yaguachi from the Archdiocese of Guayaquil.[1][2]

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Aníbal Nieto Guerra, O.C.D. (4 Nov 2009 – Present)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of San Jacinto de Yaguachi". Catholic Hierarchy. Retrieved 2013-04-17. 
  2. ^ "Diocese of San Jacinto de Yaguachi". Giga Catholic. Retrieved 2013-04-17.