Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Quito

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Archdiocese of Quito
Archidioecesis Quitensis
Catedral metropolitana Quito.jpg
Catedral metropolitana Quito
Location
Country Ecuador
Territory Province of Pichincha (except the cantons of Puerto Quito, Puerto Vicente Maldonado, and San Miguel de los Bancos
Ecclesiastical province Province of Quito
Statistics
Area 11,167 km2 (4,312 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
2,350,000
2,115,000 (90%)
Parishes 173
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 8 January 1545 (Erected as Diocese)
13 January 1848 (Elevated to Archdiocese)
Cathedral Catedral Primada de la Virgen Asunta al Cielo
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Archbishop Fausto Trávez Trávez, O.F.M.
Auxiliary Bishops René Coba Galarza
Danilo Echeverría Verdesoto
Emeritus Bishops Raúl Eduardo Vela Chiriboga
Map
Ecuador - Arcidiocesi di Quito.jpg
Website
arquidiocesisdequito.org

The Roman Catholic Metropolitan Archdiocese of Quito is the Catholic archdiocese in the capital city of Ecuador, Quito.[1][2] It was established as the Diocese of Quito on 8 January 1545, before being elevated to archdiocese level in 1849 by Pope Pius IX.

Leadership[edit]

Bishops of Quito

Archbishops of Quito

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archdiocese of Quito" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Quito" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ "Bishop García Díaz Arias" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  4. ^ "Bishop Pedro de la Peña, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  5. ^ "Bishop Antonio Avendaño y Paz, O.F.M." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 9, 2016
  6. ^ "Bishop Salvador Ribera Avalos, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved July 11, 2016
  7. ^ "Archbishop Hernando de Arias y Ugarte" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved July 11, 2016
  8. ^ "Bishop Alfonso Santillán Fajardo, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved July 11, 2016
  9. ^ "Archbishop Francisco Sotomayor, O.F.M." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved July 11, 2016
  10. ^ "Bishop Agustín de Ugarte y Sarabia " Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  11. ^ "Bishop Alfonso de la Peña Montenegro" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  12. ^ "Bishop Sancho de Andrade de Figueroa" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016

Coordinates: 0°13′14″S 78°30′46″W / 0.2206°S 78.5128°W / -0.2206; -78.5128