Apostolic Vicariate of

Reyes

Bolivia Bolivia

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate Apostolic Vicariate

Name: Reyes / Reysen(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Epifanía del Señor (January 6), Nuestra Señora de Loreto (October 7)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: October 27

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2022.07.09 – ...):Bishop Eugenio Coter (66)Bishop Eugenio Coter (66)

Vicar Apostolic of Pando (Bolivia)

Titular Bishop of Thibiuca

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Reyes (Roman Rite)

Bishop Eugenio Coter (66)Bishop Eugenio Coter (66)
(Apostolic Administrator 2022.07.09 – ...)

Bishop Waldo Rubén Barrionuevo Ramírez, C.SS.R.
(2019.06.01 – 2022.07.07)

Adveniat regnum tuum

Born:1967.09.09 (Oruro, Bolivia)
Ordained Priest:1997.10.25
Consecrated Bishop:2014.05.14
Died:2022.07.07 (La Paz, Bolivia † 54)

Titular Bishop of Vulturara (2014.02.15 – 2019.06.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Reyes (Bolivia) (2014.02.15 – 2019.06.01)

Apostolic Administrator of Reyes (Bolivia) (2019.02.18 – 2019.06.01)

Vicar Apostolic of Reyes (Bolivia) (2019.06.01 – 2022.07.07)

Bishop Waldo Rubén Barrionuevo Ramírez, C.SS.R.
(Apostolic Administrator 2019.02.18 – 2019.06.01)

Bishop Carlos Bürgler, C.SS.R. (80)Bishop Carlos Bürgler, C.SS.R. (80)
(1999.05.01 – 2019.02.18)

Titular Bishop of Sinnipsa
Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Reyes (Bolivia)

Born:1943.11.04 (Illgau, Switzerland)
Ordained Priest:1973.05.18
Consecrated Bishop:1997.04.11

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Reyes (Bolivia) (1997.01.24 – 1999.05.01)

Titular Bishop of Sinnipsa (1997.01.24 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Reyes (Bolivia) (1999.05.01 – 2019.02.18)

Bishop Roger-Émile Aubry, C.SS.R.
(1973.06.14 – 1999.05.01)

Born:1923.04.11 (Switzerland)
Ordained Priest:1949.02.24
Consecrated Bishop:1973.09.16
Died:2010.02.17 († 86)

Vicar Apostolic of Reyes (Bolivia) (1973.06.14 – 1999.05.01)

Titular Bishop of Arena (1973.06.14 – 2010.02.17)

Bishop José Alfonso Tscherrig, C.SS.R.
(1956.12.11 – 1970)

Born:1903.10.25 (Switzerland)
Ordained Priest:1928.09.22
Consecrated Bishop:1957.05.30
Died:1982.11.24 († 79)

Vicar Apostolic of Reyes (Bolivia) (1956.12.11 – 1970)

Titular Bishop of Nephelis (1956.12.11 – 1982.11.24)

Bishop Giovanni Claudel, C.SS.R.
(1943.07.14 – 1955.12.12)

Born:1876.01.26 (France)
Ordained Priest:1901.08.04
Consecrated Bishop:1943.09.12
Died:1955.12.12 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Antandrus (1943.07.14 – 1955.12.12)

Vicar Apostolic of Reyes (Bolivia) (1943.07.14 – 1955.12.12)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Santiago Apóstol de Huancané (←), Pando (↑), El Beni (→), Cochabamba (↘), La Paz (↓), Coroico (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 60,000 km²

Population: 149,871 Catholics (75.5% of 198,417 total)

Pastoral Centres: 16 parishes

Personnel: 16 priests (10 diocesan, 6 religious), 48 religious (10 brothers, 38 sisters), 8 seminarians

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Pastoral Centres

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Seminarians

Last updated on 2024.05.29

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