Roman Catholic Diocese of Ambato

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Diocese of Ambato
Dioecesis Ambatensis
Ecuador Ambato Basilica.JPG
Cathedral of Ambato
Location
Country  Ecuador
Ecclesiastical province Province of Quito
Statistics
Area 3,844 km2 (1,484 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
486,193
425,310 (87.5%)
Parishes 48
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 28 February 1948 (70 years ago)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Germán Trajano Pavón Puente
Map
Ecuador - Diocesi di Ambato.jpg
Website
diocesisambato.org

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Ambato (Latin: Dioecesis Ambatensis) is a diocese located in the city of Ambato in the Ecclesiastical province of Quito in Ecuador.

Special churches[edit]

  • Minor Basilicas:
    • Nuestra Señora de la Elevación, Ambato

Leadership[edit]

  • Bernardino Carlos Guillermo Honorato Echeverría Ruiz, O.F.M. (23 Oct 1949 – 10 Apr 1969)
  • Vicente Rodrigo Cisneros Durán (4 Jul 1969 – 15 Feb 2000)
  • Germán Trajano Pavón Puente (19 Apr 2001 – present)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 1°14′30″S 78°37′11″W / 1.24167°S 78.61972°W / -1.24167; -78.61972