Apostolic Vicariate of

El Beni

Bolivia Bolivia

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate Apostolic Vicariate

Name: El Beni / Beni / Benen(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora de Loreto (October 7)

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History

Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic (2020.11.28 – ...):Bishop Aurelio Pesoa Ribera, O.F.M. (61)Bishop Aurelio Pesoa Ribera, O.F.M. (61)

Titular Bishop of Leges

President of Episcopal Conference of Bolivia

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of El Beni (Roman Rite)

Bishop Aurelio Pesoa Ribera, O.F.M. (61)Bishop Aurelio Pesoa Ribera, O.F.M. (61)
(2020.11.28 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of El Beni (Bolivia)
Titular Bishop of Leges
President of Episcopal Conference of Bolivia

Euntes docete omnes gentes

Born:1962.10.10 (Concepción, Bolivia)
Ordained Priest:1989.04.16
Consecrated Bishop:2014.06.05

Auxiliary Bishop of La Paz (Bolivia) (2014.03.25 – 2020.11.28)

Titular Bishop of Leges (2014.03.25 – ...)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Bolivia (2015.11.06 – 2021.11.12)

Vicar Apostolic of El Beni (Bolivia) (2020.11.28 – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of Bolivia (2021.11.12 – ...)

Bishop Roberto Bordi, O.F.M. (78)Bishop Roberto Bordi, O.F.M. (78)
(Apostolic Administrator 2020.02.22 – 2021.02.11)

Bishop Julio María Elías Montoya, O.F.M. (79)Bishop Julio María Elías Montoya, O.F.M. (79)
(1986.11.17 – 2020.02.22)

Titular Bishop of Cuma
Vicar Apostolic emeritus of El Beni (Bolivia)

Born:1945.02.07 (Medina del Pomar, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1968.07.14
Consecrated Bishop:1987.03.25

Vicar Apostolic of El Beni (Bolivia) (1986.11.17 – 2020.02.22)

Titular Bishop of Cuma (1986.11.17 – ...)

Bishop Carlos Anasagasti Zulueta, O.F.M.
(1953.06.29 – 1986.11.17)

Born:1910.11.04 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1934.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1953.09.13
Died:1998.07.26 († 87)

Vicar Apostolic of El Beni (Bolivia) (1953.06.29 – 1986.11.17)

Titular Bishop of Caltadria (1953.06.29 – 1998.07.26)

Bishop Pedro Francisco Luna Pachón, O.F.M.
(1926.07.10 – 1953)

Born:1881.06.29 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1905.06.18
Consecrated Bishop:1926.09.26
Died:1967.03.15 († 85)

Vicar Apostolic of El Beni (Bolivia) (1926.07.10 – 1953)

Titular Bishop of Titiopolis (1926.07.10 – 1967.03.15)

Bishop Ramón Calvó y Martí, O.F.M.
(1919.08.13 – 1926.03.05)

Born:1862.02.27 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1919.11.09
Died:1926.03.05 († 64)

Titular Bishop of Catenna (1919.08.13 – 1926.03.05)

Vicar Apostolic of El Beni (Bolivia) (1919.08.13 – 1926.03.05)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Cochabamba (↙), Reyes (←), Pando (↖), Guajará-Mirim (↑), San Ignacio de Velasco (→), Ñuflo de Chávez (↘)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 150,686 km²

Population: 202,000 Catholics (80.2% of 252,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 30 parishes

Personnel: 24 priests (12 diocesan, 12 religious), 44 religious (12 brothers, 32 sisters), 1 seminarian

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Last updated on 2024.05.22

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