Roman Catholic Diocese of Tarija

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Diocese of Tarija
Dioecesis Tariiensis
Diócesis de Tarija
Location
Country Bolivia
Ecclesiastical province Sucre
Metropolitan Sucre
Statistics
Area 37,623 km2 (14,526 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
492,000
348,034 (70.7%)
Parishes 22
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 11 November 1924 (90 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral Basilica of Our lady of Peace in Tarija
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Francisco Javier Del Río Sendino
Metropolitan Archbishop Jesús Juárez Párraga
Emeritus Bishops Abel Costas Montaño
Map
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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Tarija (Latin: Dioecesis Tariiensis) is a diocese located in the city of Tarija in the Ecclesiastical province of Sucre in Bolivia.

History[edit]

  • November 11, 1924: Established as Diocese of Tarija from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Plata

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