Apostolic Vicariate of

Ñuflo de Chávez

Bolivia Bolivia

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate Apostolic Vicariate

Name: Ñuflo de Chávez / Niuflen(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Inmaculada Concepción (December 8), Saint Francis Xavier (December 3)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic (2001.10.31 – ...):Bishop Bonifacio Antonio Reimann Panic, O.F.M. (71)Bishop Bonifacio Antonio Reimann Panic, O.F.M. (71)

Titular Bishop of Saia maior

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Ñuflo de Chávez (Roman Rite)

Bishop Bonifacio Antonio Reimann Panic, O.F.M. (71)Bishop Bonifacio Antonio Reimann Panic, O.F.M. (71)
(2001.10.31 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Ñuflo de Chávez (Bolivia)
Titular Bishop of Saia maior

Duc in altum

Born:1952.05.15 (Kadlub Turowski, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1979.02.02
Consecrated Bishop:2001.12.01

Titular Bishop of Saia maior (2001.10.31 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Ñuflo de Chávez (Bolivia) (2001.10.31 – ...)

Bishop Antonio Eduardo Bösl, O.F.M.
(1972.12.18 – 2000.10.13)

In verbo tuo

Born:1925.03.21 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1951.07.08
Consecrated Bishop:1973.04.01
Died:2000.10.13 († 75)

Titular Bishop of Thibuzabetum (1972.12.18 – 2000.10.13)

Vicar Apostolic of Ñuflo de Chávez (Bolivia) (1972.12.18 – 2000.10.13)

Bishop Jorge Kilian Pflaum, O.F.M.
(1953.11.16 – 1971.09.18)

Born:1913.09.21 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1938.09.11
Consecrated Bishop:1954.02.14
Died:1971.09.18 († 57)

Titular Bishop of Iziriana (1953.11.16 – 1971.09.18)

Vicar Apostolic of Ñuflo de Chávez (Bolivia) (1953.11.16 – 1971.09.18)

Bishop José Calasanz Rosenhammer, O.F.M.
(Apostolic Administrator 1952 – 1953.11.16)

Special Churches

Santa Cruz de la Sierra (↙), El Beni (↖), San Ignacio de Velasco (→)

Statistics (2020.12.31)

Area: 90,000 km²

Population: 151,000 Catholics (81.2% of 186,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 18 parishes

Personnel: 21 priests (17 diocesan, 4 religious), 52 religious (7 brothers, 45 sisters), 4 seminarians

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