Roman Catholic Territorial Prelature of Chuquibamba

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Territorial Prelature of Chuquibamba
Praelatura Territorialis Chuquibambensis
Location
Country Peru
Metropolitan Arequipa
Statistics
Area 22,151 km2 (8,553 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
138,416
135,647 (98.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Bishop Mario Busquets Jordá

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

History[edit]

On 5 June 1962, the Territorial Prelature of Chuquibamba was established.

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Prelates of Chuquibamba (Roman rite)
    • Redento Maria Gauci, O. Carm. (5 June 1962 – February 1977)
    • Lorenzo Miccheli Filippetti, O.S.A. (12 August 1976 – 16 July 1986)
    • Luis Baldo Riva, C.Ss.R. (27 June 1977 – 27 June 1983)
    • Felipe María Zalba Elizalde, O.P. (29 February 1984 – 19 October 1999)
    • Mario Busquets Jordá (25 January 2001 – present)

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