Vicariate Apostolic of Aguarico

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Apostolic Vicariate of Aguarico
Apostolicus Vicariatus Aguaricoënsis
Location
Country Ecuador
Statistics
Area 28,000 km2 (11,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
133,900
111,000 (82.9%)
Parishes 12
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 16 November 1953 (61 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Nuestra Señora del Carmen
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Vicar Apostolic Jesús Esteban Sádaba Pérez, O.F.M. Cap.
Map
Ecuador - Vicariato apostolico di Aguarico.jpg

The Vicariate Apostolic of Aguarico (Latin: Apostolicus Vicariatus Aguaricoënsis) in the Catholic Church is located in the Aguarico Canton in Ecuador.

History[edit]

On 16 November 1953 Pope Pius XII established the Prefecture Apostolic of Aguarico from the Vicariate Apostolic of Napo. Blessed John Paul II elevated it to a Vicariate Apostolic on 2 July 1984.[1][2]

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Igino Gamboa, O.F.M. Cap. † (30 Mar 1954 Appointed - 1965)
  • Alejandro Labaca Ugarte, O.F.M. Cap. † (22 Jan 1965 Appointed - 26 Jun 1970)
  • Jesús Langarica Olagüe, O.F.M. Cap. † (26 Jun 1970 Appointed - )
  • Alejandro Labaca Ugarte, O.F.M. Cap. † (2 Jul 1984 Appointed - 2 Jul 1987)
  • Jesús Esteban Sádaba Pérez, O.F.M. Cap. (22 Jan 1990 - present)

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Vicariate Apostolic of Aguarico". Catholic Hierarchy. Retrieved 2013-04-17. 
  2. ^ "Apostolic Vicariate of Aguarico". Giga Catholic. Retrieved 2013-04-17.