Military Ordinariate of

Obispado Castrense del Ecuador

Ecuador Ecuador

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Military Ordinariate Military Ordinariate

Name: Obispado Castrense del Ecuador / Ecuador

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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History

Contact Info

Address: Apartado 17-03-758, Av. América 1830 y Mercadillo, Quito, Ecuador

Present Prelates

Military Ordinary (2023.01.31 – ...):Bishop José Miguel Asimbaya Moreno (64)Bishop José Miguel Asimbaya Moreno (64)

Ordinaries

Military Ordinaries of Obispado Castrense del Ecuador (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Miguel Asimbaya Moreno (64)Bishop José Miguel Asimbaya Moreno (64)
(2023.01.31 – ...)

Military Ordinary of Ecuador (Ecuador)

Ad conventus fratribus

Born:1959.10.31 (Quito, Ecuador)
Ordained Priest:1989.11.23
Consecrated Bishop:2023.04.19

Priest of Quito (Ecuador) (1989.11.23 – 2023.01.31)

Military Ordinary of Ecuador (Ecuador) (2023.01.31 – ...)

Bishop Segundo René Coba Galarza (66)Bishop Segundo René Coba Galarza (66)
(2014.06.18 – 2019.12.12)

Bishop of Ibarra (Ecuador)

Ego sum tecum

Born:1957.06.26 (Quito, Ecuador)
Ordained Priest:1982.07.03
Consecrated Bishop:2006.08.11

Priest of Quito (Ecuador) (1982.07.03 – 2006.06.07)

Titular Bishop of Vegesela in Byzacena (2006.06.07 – 2014.06.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of Quito (Ecuador) (2006.06.07 – 2014.06.18)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Ecuador (2014.05.08 – 2019.12.12)

Military Ordinary of Ecuador (Ecuador) (2014.06.18 – 2019.12.12)

Bishop of Ibarra (Ecuador) (2019.12.12 – ...)

Bishop Miguel Angel Aguilar Miranda (85)Bishop Miguel Angel Aguilar Miranda (85)
(2004.02.14 – 2014.06.18)

Military Ordinary emeritus of Ecuador (Ecuador)

Born:1939.04.05 (Quito, Ecuador)
Ordained Priest:1965.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1991.05.04

Priest of Quito (Ecuador) (1965.06.29 – 1991.04.11)

Bishop of Guaranda (Ecuador) (1991.04.11 – 2004.02.14)

Military Ordinary of Ecuador (Ecuador) (2004.02.14 – 2014.06.18)

Bishop Raúl Eduardo Vela Chiriboga (later Cardinal)
(1989.07.08 – 2003.03.21)

Cum Maria matre Jesu

Born:1934.01.01 (Riobamba, Ecuador)
Ordained Priest:1957.07.28
Consecrated Bishop:1972.05.21
Created Cardinal:2010.11.20
Died:2020.11.15 (Quito, Ecuador † 86)

Priest of Riobamba (Ecuador) (1957.07.28 – 1972.04.20)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Ecuador (1970 – 1972)

Titular Bishop of Ausafa (1972.04.20 – 1975.04.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil (Ecuador) (1972.04.20 – 1975.04.29)

Bishop of Azogues (Ecuador) (1975.04.29 – 1989.07.08)

Titular Bishop of Pauzera (1989.07.08 – 1998.03.07)

Military Ordinary of Ecuador (Ecuador) (1989.07.08 – 2003.03.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Quito (Ecuador) (2003.03.21 – 2010.09.11)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Via (2010.11.20 [2010.11.28] – 2020.11.15)

Bishop Juan Ignacio Larrea Holguín (later Archbishop)
(1986.07.21 – 1988.03.25)

Caritas Christi urget nos

Born:1927.08.09 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1962.08.05
Consecrated Bishop:1969.06.15
Died:2006.08.27 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Cellæ in Proconsulari (1969.05.17 – 1980.06.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Quito (Ecuador) (1969.05.17 – 1980.06.28?)

Bishop of Ibarra (Ecuador) (1980.06.28 – 1983.08.05)

Military Vicar of Ecuador (Ecuador) (1983.08.05 – 1986.07.21)

Titular Bishop of Novi (1983.08.05 – 1988.03.25)

Military Ordinary of Ecuador (Ecuador) (1986.07.21 – 1988.03.25)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Guayaquil (Ecuador) (1988.03.25 – 1989.12.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Guayaquil (Ecuador) (1989.12.07 – 2003.05.07)

Military Vicars of Ecuador (Roman Rite)

Bishop Juan Ignacio Larrea Holguín (later Archbishop)
(1983.08.05 – 1986.07.21)

(see above)

Statistics (2013.12.31)

Pastoral Centres: 118 missions

Personnel: 60 priests (50 diocesan, 10 religious), 10 religious (10 brothers)

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Last updated on 2024.06.17

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