Apostolic Vicariate of Jaén in Peru

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Apostolic Vicariate of Jaén en Peru o San Francisco Javier
Vicariatus Apostolicus Giennensis in Peruvia
Location
Country Peru
Metropolitan Immediately subject to the Holy See
Statistics
Area 32,572 km2 (12,576 sq mi)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Bishop Santiago María García de la Rasilla Domínguez, S.J.

The Apostolic Vicariate of Jaén en Peru or Vicariate Apostolic of San Francisco Javier (Latin: Vicariatus Apostolicus Giennensis in Peruvia) is a Roman Catholic apostolic vicariate. Its catehdral see is located in the city of Jaén, in Peru's Cajamarca province. It remains exempt, i.e. immediately subject to the Holy See, not part of an ecclesiastical province.

History[edit]

Incumbent ordinaries[edit]

all Roman Rite, mostly Jesuits (S.J.)
Vicar Apostolics of Jaén en Perú
  • Bishop Santiago María García de la Rasilla (November 11, 2005 – present)
  • Archbishop Pedro Ricardo Barreto Jimeno, S.J. (Apostolic Administrator July 17, 2004 – November 11, 2005)
  • Bishop Pedro Ricardo Barreto Jimeno, S.J. (later Archbishop) (November 21, 2001 – July 17, 2004)
  • Bishop José María Izuzquiza Herranz, S.J. (March 30, 1987 – November 21, 2001)
  • Bishop Augusto Vargas Alzamora, S.J. (later Cardinal) (June 8, 1978 – August 23, 1985)
Vicars Apostolic of San Francisco Javier
Prefects Apostolic of San Francisco Javier
  • Fr. Antonio de Hornedo Correa, S.J. (later Bishop) (August 6, 1963 – April 24, 1971)
  • Fr. Juan Albacete, S.J. (November 7, 1961 – 1963)
  • Fr. José Oleaga Guerequiz, S.J. (October 23, 1959 – 1961)

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