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Diocese of Huaraz

Dioecesis Huarazensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 15 May 1899
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Trujillo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Peru
  • Square Kilometers: 13,818 (5,337 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Parque Santa Rosa, Jiron Antonio Alba 378, Apartado 5, Huarez, Ancash, Peru
  • Telephone: (43)422.007
  • Fax: (same)

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
15 May 1899ErectedArchdiocese of Lima Diocese of Huaraz (erected)
15 May 1958Territory LostDiocese of Huánuco
Diocese of Huaraz
Territorial Prelature of Huarí (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950645,000650,00099.2%5185910,93212954ap1951
1966254,214256,21499.2%4414584,383222729ap1967
1970302,335.0%3618540253326ap1971
1976291,550297,50098.0%3115466,338203730ap1977
1980283,632298,56095.0%209299,780114428ap1981
1987392,000403,00097.3%2442814,00043228ap1991
1999266,813291,73091.5%3710475,6761134229ap2000
2000271,438312,24086.9%4110515,3221134231ap2001
2001275,953333,19882.8%5010604,5991134830ap2002
2002300,100350,20085.7%5010605,001134930ap2003
2003325,000370,00087.8%4511565,8031284930ap2004
2004350,000390,00089.7%4110516,8621264925ap2005
2006365,000405,80089.9%418497,448214930ap2007

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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