Territorial Prelature of

Corocoro

Bolivia Bolivia

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Territorial Prelature Territorial Prelature

Name: Corocoro / Corocoren(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: La Paz

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Asunción de Santa María Virgen (August 15)

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History

Contact Info

Address: Avda. Panamericana s/n, Patacamaya, Aroma, Bolivia

Phone: (010)2839.2405

Present Prelates

Bishop-Prelate (2021.02.10 – ...):Bishop Pascual Limachi Ortiz (61)Bishop Pascual Limachi Ortiz (61)

Ordinaries

Prelates of Corocoro (Roman Rite)

Bishop Pascual Limachi Ortiz (61)Bishop Pascual Limachi Ortiz (61)
(2021.02.10 – ...)

Bishop-Prelate of Corocoro (Bolivia)

Born:1963.05.05 (La Paz, Bolivia)
Ordained Priest:1992.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2019.06.26

Priest of La Paz (Bolivia) (1992.06.29 – 2019.04.16)

Titular Bishop of Belesasa (2019.04.16 – 2021.02.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of El Alto (Bolivia) (2019.04.16 – 2021.02.10)

Bishop-Prelate of Corocoro (Bolivia) (2021.02.10 – ...)

Archbishop Percy Lorenzo Galván Flores (58)Bishop Percy Lorenzo Galván Flores (58) (later Archbishop)
(2013.02.02 – 2020.05.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Paz (Bolivia)

Fides victoria nostra

Born:1965.08.10 (Tomás Frías, Bolivia)
Ordained Priest:1991.07.18
Consecrated Bishop:2013.05.01

Priest of Sucre (Bolivia) (1991.07.18 – 2013.02.02)

Bishop-Prelate of Corocoro (Bolivia) (2013.02.02 – 2020.05.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Paz (Bolivia) (2020.05.23 – ...)

Cardinal Toribio Ticona Porco (87)Bishop Toribio Ticona Porco (87) (later Cardinal)
(1992.06.04 – 2012.06.29)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Gioacchino ed Anna al Tuscolano
Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Corocoro (Bolivia)

Evangelizare pauperibus

Born:1937.04.25 (Arocha, Bolivia)
Ordained Priest:1967.01.29
Consecrated Bishop:1986.05.31
Created Cardinal:2018.06.28

Priest of Sucre (Bolivia) (1967.01.29 – 1986.04.05)

Titular Bishop of Timici (1986.04.05 – 1992.06.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Potosí (Bolivia) (1986.04.05 – 1992.06.04)

Bishop-Prelate of Corocoro (Bolivia) (1992.06.04 – 2012.06.29)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Gioacchino ed Anna al Tuscolano (2018.06.28 [2018.10.13] – ...)

Bishop Jesús Agustín López de Lama, C.P.
(1966.06.10 – 1991.09.05)

Born:1929.12.25 (Cedillo de la Torre, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1954.03.14
Consecrated Bishop:1966.09.04
Died:2023.02.08 (Bilbao, Spain † 93)

Titular Bishop of Casæ Calanæ (1966.06.10 – 1977.11.05)

Bishop-Prelate of Corocoro (Bolivia) (1966.06.10 – 1991.09.05)

Bishop Ubaldo Evaristo Cibrián Fernández, C.P.
(1953.03.07 – 1965.04.14)

Born:1906.12.22 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1929.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1953.05.17
Died:1965.04.14 († 58)

Apostolic Administrator of Corocoro (Bolivia) (1950 – 1953.03.07)

Titular Bishop of Bida (1953.03.07 – 1965.04.14)

Bishop-Prelate of Corocoro (Bolivia) (1953.03.07 – 1965.04.14)

Fr. Ubaldo Evaristo Cibrián Fernández, C.P. (later Bishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 1950 – 1953.03.07)

Special Churches

San Marcos de Arica (↙), Tacna y Moquegua (←), Juli (↖), El Alto (↑), La Paz (↗), Cochabamba (→), Oruro (↘)

Statistics (2019.12.31)

Area: 28,823 km²

Population: 228,000 Catholics (91.6% of 249,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 28 parishes, 1 mission

Personnel: 20 priests (diocesan), 2 deacons, 3 religious (3 sisters)

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Last updated on 2024.05.29

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