Roman Catholic Territorial Prelature of Caravelí

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Territorial Prelature of Caravelí
Praelatura Territorialis Caraveliensis
Location
Country Peru
Ecclesiastical province Ayacucho
Statistics
Area 29,229 km2 (11,285 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
115,000
105,000 (91.3%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Bishop Juan Carlos Vera Plasencia, M.S.C.

The Territorial Prelature of Caravelí (Latin: Praelatura Territorialis Caraveliensis) is a Roman Catholic territorial prelature located in the city of Caravelí in the Ecclesiastical province of Ayacucho in Peru.

History[edit]

The Territorial Prelature of Caravelí was established on 14 December 1996 from the Metropolitan Diocese of Ayacucho and Metropolitan Diocese of Arequipa.

Leadership[edit]

  • Prelates of Caravelí (Roman rite)
    • Federico Kaiser Depel, M.S.C. (21 November 1957 - 25 May 1971)
    • Bernhard Franz Kühnel Langer, M.S.C. (26 January 1983 - 18 June 2005)
    • Juan Carlos Vera Plasencia, M.S.C. (18 June 2005 - present)


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