Roman Catholic Territorial Prelature of Ayaviri

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Territorial Prelature of Ayaviri
Praelatura Territorialis Ayaviriensis
Location
Country Peru
Ecclesiastical province Puno
Statistics
Area 32,083 km2 (12,387 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
179,300
175,800 (98.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Bishop Kay Martin Schmalhausen Panizo, S.C.V.
Website
www.prelaturaayaviri.org

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

History[edit]

On 30 July 1958, the Territorial Prelature of Ayaviri was established from the Diocese of Puno.

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Prelates of Ayaviri (Roman rite)
    • José Juan Luciano Carlos Metzinger Greff, SS.CC. (30 July 1958 – 31 January 1971)
    • Juan Godayol Colom, S.D.B. (4 December 1991 – 18 February 2006)
    • Kay Martin Schmalhausen Panizo, S.C.V. (18 February 2006 – present)

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