Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Huancayo

Peru Peru

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Huancayo / Huancayen(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Huánuco, Tarma

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 7

Liturgical Calendar 📅

History

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2024.02.12 – ...):Archbishop Luis Alberto Huamán Camayo, O.M.I. (54)Archbishop Luis Alberto Huamán Camayo, O.M.I. (54)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Huancayo (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Luis Alberto Huamán Camayo, O.M.I. (54)Archbishop Luis Alberto Huamán Camayo, O.M.I. (54)
(2024.02.12 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Huancayo (Peru)

Born:1970.02.05 (Tarma, Peru)
Ordained Priest:2001.10.06
Consecrated Bishop:2021.07.16

Titular Bishop of Tepelta (2021.05.21 – 2024.02.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Huancayo (Peru) (2021.05.21 – 2024.02.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Huancayo (Peru) (2024.02.12 – ...)

Cardinal Pedro Ricardo Barreto Jimeno, S.J. (80)Cardinal Pedro Ricardo Barreto Jimeno, S.J. (80)
(2004.07.17 – 2024.02.12)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Pietro e Paolo a Via Ostiense
President of Ecclesial Conference of the Amazon (CEAMA)
Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Peru
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Huancayo (Peru)

En todo amar y servir

Born:1944.02.12 (Lima, Peru)
Ordained Priest:1971.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:2002.01.01
Created Cardinal:2018.06.28

Titular Bishop of Acufida (2001.11.21 – 2004.07.17)

Vicar Apostolic of Jaén en Perú (Peru) (2001.11.21 – 2004.07.17)

Apostolic Administrator of Jaén en Perú (Peru) (2004.07.17 – 2005.11.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Huancayo (Peru) (2004.07.17 – 2024.02.12)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Peru (2012.01 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Pietro e Paolo a Via Ostiense (2018.06.28 [2019.03.10] – ...)

President of Ecclesial Conference of the Amazon (CEAMA) (2022.03.27 – ...)

Archbishop José Paulino Ríos Reynoso (79)Archbishop José Paulino Ríos Reynoso (79)
(1995.12.02 – 2003.11.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Arequipa (Peru)

Born:1944.10.04 (Imperial, Peru)
Ordained Priest:1971.06.05
Consecrated Bishop:1996.01.06

Metropolitan Archbishop of Huancayo (Peru) (1995.12.02 – 2003.11.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Arequipa (Peru) (2003.11.29 – 2006.10.20)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Peru (2006 – 2009)

Archbishop Emilio Vallebuona Merea, S.D.B.
(1985.08.30 – 1991.11.28)

Born:1930.01.27 (Peru)
Ordained Priest:1956.11.30
Consecrated Bishop:1975.11.30
Died:1991.11.28 († 61)

Titular Bishop of Numana (1975.10.21 – 1978.01.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of Piura (Peru) (1975.10.21 – 1978.01.18)

Bishop of Huaraz (Peru) (1978.01.18 – 1985.08.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Huancayo (Peru) (1985.08.30 – 1991.11.28)

Archbishop Eduardo Picher Peña
(1971.05.31 – 1984.06.14)

Born:1920.08.12 (Peru)
Ordained Priest:1944.09.23
Consecrated Bishop:1967.09.08
Died:2002.11.30 († 82)

Bishop of Callao (Peru) (1967.08.03 – 1971.05.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Huancayo (Peru) (1971.05.31 – 1984.06.14)

Military Vicar of Peru (Peru) (1984.06.14 – 1986.07.21)

Titular Archbishop of Abitinæ (1984.06.14 – 2002.11.30)

Military Ordinary of Peru (Peru) (1986.07.21 – 1996.02.06)

Archbishop Mariano Jacinto Valdivia y Ortiz
(1966.06.30 – 1971.02.10)

Born:1895.09.11 (Peru)
Ordained Priest:1929.07.14
Consecrated Bishop:1941.03.02
Died:1982.06.30 († 86)

Bishop of Huaraz (Peru) (1940.12.15 – 1956.12.17)

Bishop of Huancayo (Peru) (1956.12.17 – 1966.06.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Huancayo (Peru) (1966.06.30 – 1971.02.10)

Bishops of Huancayo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Mariano Jacinto Valdivia y Ortiz (later Archbishop)
(1956.12.17 – 1966.06.30)

(see above)

Bishop Daniel Figueroa Villón
(1946.09.22 – 1956.12.17)

Born:1902.08.16
Ordained Priest:1926.05.29
Consecrated Bishop:1945.05.20
Died:1967.01.30 († 64)

Titular Bishop of Parnassus (1945.04.12 – 1946.09.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Arequipa (Peru) (1945.04.12 – 1946.09.22)

Bishop of Huancayo (Peru) (1946.09.22 – 1956.12.17)

Bishop of Chiclayo (Peru) (1956.12.17 – 1967.01.30)

Bishop Leonardo José Rodriguez Ballón, O.F.M. (later Archbishop)
(1945.07.06 – 1946.06.13)

Born:1909.03.10 (Peru)
Ordained Priest:1935.04.21
Consecrated Bishop:1944.02.06
Died:1992.10.05 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Isinda (1943.12.30 – 1945.07.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lima (Peru) (1943.12.30 – 1945.07.06)

Bishop of Huancayo (Peru) (1945.07.06 – 1946.06.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Arequipa (Peru) (1946.06.13 – 1980.07.07)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Yauyos (↙), Huacho (←), Tarma (↖), San Ramón (↗), Huancavélica (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 15,145 km²

Population: 543,309 Catholics (64.5% of 842,571 total)

Pastoral Centres: 49 parishes, 2 missions

Personnel: 62 priests (52 diocesan, 10 religious), 1 deacon, 112 religious (15 brothers, 97 sisters), 35 seminarians

Population

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