Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Arequipa

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Archdiocese of Arequipa
Archidioecesis Arequipensis
Arquidiócese de Arequipa
CatedralArequipa.JPG
Cathedral Basilica of St. Mary
Location
Country Peru
Statistics
Area 26,306 km2 (10,157 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
952,000
857,000 (90.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Catedral Basílica Santa María
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Javier Augusto Del Río Alba
Website
www.arzobispadoarequipa.org

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Arequipa (Latin: Arequipensis) is an archdiocese located in the city of Arequipa in Peru.[1][2] It was erected by Pope Gregory XIII on 15 April 1577 at the request of King Phillip II of Spain.[3]

History[edit]

Ordinaries[edit]

Diocese of Arequipa[edit]

Erected: 15 April 1577
Latin Name: Arequipensis
Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Lima

Archdiocese of Arequipa[edit]

Elevated: 23 May 1943

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archdiocese of Arequipa" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Arequipa" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1907). "Diocese of Arequipa". Catholic Encyclopedia 1. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 
  4. ^ "Bishop Antonio de Hervias, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  5. ^ "Archbishop Cristóbal Rodríguez Juárez (Suárez), O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  6. ^ "Bishop Juan de las Cabezas Altamirano" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  7. ^ "Archbishop Pedro de Villagómez Vivanco" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  8. ^ "Bishop Agustín de Ugarte y Sarabia " Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  9. ^ "Bishop Pedro de Ortega y Sotomayor" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  10. ^ "Archbishop Gaspar de Villarroel, O.S.A." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  11. ^ "Archbishop Juan de Almoguera, O.SS.T." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  12. ^ "Bishop Juan de la Calle y Heredia, O. de M." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  13. ^ "Bishop Antonio de León y Becerra" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  14. ^ "Bishop Juan de Argüelles, O.S.A." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016

Coordinates: 16°23′S 71°32′W / 16.383°S 71.533°W / -16.383; -71.533