Diocese of

Coroico

Bolivia Bolivia

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Coroico / Coroicen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: La Paz

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Peter and Saint Paul of Tarsus (June 29)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: November 7

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2022.12.03 – ...):Bishop Juan Carlos Huaygua Oropeza, O.P. (51)Bishop Juan Carlos Huaygua Oropeza, O.P. (51)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Coroico (Roman Rite)

Bishop Juan Carlos Huaygua Oropeza, O.P. (51)Bishop Juan Carlos Huaygua Oropeza, O.P. (51)
(2022.12.03 – ...)

Bishop of Coroico (Bolivia)

Humilitas in ministerio

Born:1972.06.11 (La Paz, Bolivia)
Ordained Priest:2003.01.31
Consecrated Bishop:2023.01.31

Bishop of Coroico (Bolivia) (2022.12.03 – ...)

Bishop Juan Vargas Aruquipa (77)Bishop Juan Vargas Aruquipa (77)
(1997.08.20 – 2022.12.03)

Bishop emeritus of Coroico (Bolivia)

Born:1947.03.08 (Achacachi, Bolivia)
Ordained Priest:1980.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1992.03.25

Priest of Coroico (Bolivia) (1980.07.20 – 1992.01.15)

Titular Bishop of Bita (1992.01.15 – 1997.08.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Coroico (Bolivia) (1992.01.15 – 1997.08.20)

Bishop of Coroico (Bolivia) (1997.08.20 – 2022.12.03)

Bishop Tomás Roberto Manning, O.F.M.
(1983.07.28 – 1996.10.09)

Born:1922.08.29 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1948.06.05
Consecrated Bishop:1959.07.14
Died:2001.11.09 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Arsamosata (1959.04.21 – 1977.12.30)

Bishop-Prelate of Coroico (Bolivia) (1959.04.21 – 1983.07.28)

Bishop of Coroico (Bolivia) (1983.07.28 – 1996.10.09)

Prelates of Coroico (Roman Rite)

Bishop Tomás Roberto Manning, O.F.M.
(1959.04.21 – 1983.07.28)

(see above)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (8)

La Paz (↙), El Alto (↙), Santiago Apóstol de Huancané (↖), Reyes (↑)

Statistics (2019.12.31)

Area: 31,565 km²

Population: 190,000 Catholics (79.5% of 239,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 10 parishes

Personnel: 31 priests (diocesan), 2 deacons, 23 religious (23 sisters), 4 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.04.14

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