Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Sucre

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Archdiocese of Sucre
Archidioecesis Sucrensis
Arquidiócesis de Sucre
Catedral y Plaza de Armas (Sucre - Bolivia).jpg
Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Location
Country Bolivia
Ecclesiastical province Sucre
Statistics
Area 49,975 km2 (19,295 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
618,000
542,000 (87.7%)
Parishes 45
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 27 June 1552 (464 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral Basilica of Our lady of Guadalupe
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Jesús Juárez Párraga, S.D.B.
Auxiliary Bishops Adolfo Eduardo José Bittschi Mayer
Emeritus Bishops Jesús Gervasio Pérez Rodríguez, O.F.M.
Map
Bolivia - Arcidiocesi di Sucre.png
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Sucre (Latin: Archidioecesis Sucrensis) is an archdiocese located in the city of Sucre in Bolivia.[1][2]

History[edit]

  • June 27, 1552: Established as Diocese of La Plata o Charcas from the Diocese of Cusco in Peru
  • July 20, 1609: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of La Plata o Charcas
  • November 11, 1924: Renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Sucre[2]

Special churches[edit]

  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Catedral Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe
    • Basilica de San Francisco in Sucre

Ordinaries[edit]

Diocese of La Plata o Charcas[edit]

Archdiocese of La Plata o Charcas[edit]

Archdiocese of Sucre[edit]

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metropolitan Archdiocese of Sucre" GCatholic.org. Gabriel Chow. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  2. ^ a b "Archdiocese of Sucre" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  3. ^ "Bishop Tomás de San Martín, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  4. ^ "Father Fernando González de la Cuesta " Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 7, 2016
  5. ^ "Bishop Domingo de Santo Tomás, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 5, 2016
  6. ^ "Father Fernando Santillana Figueroa" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 7, 2016
  7. ^ "Bishop Alfonso Graniero Avalos" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 7, 2016
  8. ^ "Bishop Alfonso de la Cerda, O.P." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016
  9. ^ "Bishop Alonso Ramírez Vergara, O.S." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved October 29, 2016
  10. ^ "Father Diego de Zambrana (de Carmona)" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  11. ^ "Archbishop Gaspar de Villarroel, O.S.A." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved March 21, 2016
  12. ^ "Archbishop Juan Queipo de Llano y Valdés" Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved September 5, 2016
  13. ^ "Archbishop Diego Morcillo Rubio de Suñón de Robledo, O.SS.T." Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved February 29, 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 19°02′55″S 65°15′36″W / 19.0487°S 65.2601°W / -19.0487; -65.2601