Diocese of

Tulcán

Ecuador Ecuador

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Tulcán / Tulcanen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Quito

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2023.05.16 – ...):Bishop Carlos Washington Yépez Naranjo (51)Bishop Carlos Washington Yépez Naranjo (51)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Tulcán (Roman Rite)

Bishop Carlos Washington Yépez Naranjo (51)Bishop Carlos Washington Yépez Naranjo (51)
(2023.05.16 – ...)

Bishop of Tulcán (Ecuador)

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Born:1972.10.15 (Pallatanga, Ecuador)
Ordained Priest:2003.03.26
Consecrated Bishop:2023.07.22

Priest of Riobamba (Ecuador) (2003.03.26 – 2023.05.16)

Bishop of Tulcán (Ecuador) (2023.05.16 – ...)

Bishop Vicente Danilo Echeverría Verdesoto (61)Bishop Vicente Danilo Echeverría Verdesoto (61)
(Apostolic Administrator 2021.08.06 – 2023.05.16)

Fr. Luis Bernardino Núñez Villacís (60)Fr. Luis Bernardino Núñez Villacís (60)
(2021.07.05 – 2021.08.06 not possessed)

Bishop emeritus of Tulcán (Ecuador)

Born:1963.05.27 (San Juan Bautista de Ambato, Ecuador)
Ordained Priest:1990.06.29

Bishop of Tulcán (Ecuador) (2021.07.05 – 2021.08.06 not possessed)

Bishop Vicente Danilo Echeverría Verdesoto (61)Bishop Vicente Danilo Echeverría Verdesoto (61)
(Apostolic Administrator 2021.06.08 – 2021.07.05)

Bishop Fausto Feliciano Gaibor García
(2011.05.03 – 2021.06.04)

Born:1952.01.24 (Guaranda, Ecuador)
Ordained Priest:1981.01.24
Consecrated Bishop:2006.12.02
Died:2021.06.04 (Tulcán, Ecuador † 69)

Priest of Guaranda (Ecuador) (1981.01.24 – 2006.10.31)

Titular Bishop of Naraggara (2006.10.31 – 2011.05.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of Riobamba (Ecuador) (2006.10.31 – 2011.05.03)

Bishop of Tulcán (Ecuador) (2011.05.03 – 2021.06.04)

Bishop Luis Antonio Sánchez Armijos, S.D.B. (80)Bishop Luis Antonio Sánchez Armijos, S.D.B. (80)
(2002.06.15 – 2010.02.22)

Bishop emeritus of Machala (Ecuador)

Born:1943.07.27 (Olmedo, Ecuador)
Ordained Priest:1975.01.31
Consecrated Bishop:2002.07.27

Bishop of Tulcán (Ecuador) (2002.06.15 – 2010.02.22)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Ecuador (2005 – 2008)

Bishop of Machala (Ecuador) (2010.02.22 – 2012.10.22)

Bishop Germán Trajano Pavón Puente (87)Bishop Germán Trajano Pavón Puente (87)
(1989.01.28 – 2001.04.19)

Bishop emeritus of Ambato (Ecuador)

Born:1936.10.28 (Quito, Ecuador)
Ordained Priest:1960.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1989.02.25

Bishop of Tulcán (Ecuador) (1989.01.28 – 2001.04.19)

Bishop of Ambato (Ecuador) (2001.04.19 – 2015.01.20)

Bishop Luis Clemente de la Vega Rodriguez
(1965.03.17 – 1987.05.04)

Born:1921.08.29 (Ecuador)
Ordained Priest:1946.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1965.05.26
Died:1987.05.04 († 65)

Bishop of Tulcán (Ecuador) (1965.03.17 – 1987.05.04)

Special Churches

Ibarra (↙), Esmeraldas (←), Tumaco (↖), Pasto (↗), San Miguel de Sucumbíos (↘)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 3,784 km²

Population: 154,880 Catholics (80.6% of 192,250 total)

Pastoral Centres: 25 parishes

Personnel: 46 priests (40 diocesan, 6 religious), 71 religious (8 brothers, 63 sisters), 7 seminarians

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Seminarians

Last updated on 2024.02.22

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