Apostolic Vicariate of

San Miguel de Sucumbíos

Ecuador Ecuador

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate Apostolic Vicariate

Name: San Miguel de Sucumbíos / Sancti Michaëlis de Sucumbios (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic (2013.11.21 – ...):Bishop Celmo Lazzari, C.S.I. (67)Bishop Celmo Lazzari, C.S.I. (67)

Titular Bishop of Muzuca in Proconsulari

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of San Miguel de Sucumbíos (Roman Rite)

Bishop Celmo Lazzari, C.S.I. (67)Bishop Celmo Lazzari, C.S.I. (67)
(2013.11.21 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of San Miguel de Sucumbíos (Ecuador)
Titular Bishop of Muzuca in Proconsulari

Unum in Christo ut mundus credat

Born:1956.06.16 (Garibaldi, RS, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1982.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:2010.10.09

Vicar Apostolic of Napo (Ecuador) (2010.06.11 – 2013.11.21)

Titular Bishop of Muzuca in Proconsulari (2010.06.11 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of San Miguel de Sucumbíos (Ecuador) (2013.11.21 – ...)

Bishop Paolo Mietto, C.S.I.
(Apostolic Administrator 2012.02.10 – 2013.11.21)

Fr. Rafael Ibarguren Schindler
(Apostolic Administrator 2010.10.30 – 2012.02.10)

Bishop Gonzalo López Marañón, O.C.D.
(1984.07.02 – 2010.10.30)

Born:1933.10.03 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1957.04.06
Consecrated Bishop:1984.12.08
Died:2016.05.07 († 82)

Prefect Apostolic of San Miguel de Sucumbíos (Ecuador) (1970.06.26 – 1984.07.02)

Vicar Apostolic of San Miguel de Sucumbíos (Ecuador) (1984.07.02 – 2010.10.30)

Titular Bishop of Seleuciana (1984.07.02 – 2016.05.07)

Prefects Apostolic of San Miguel de Sucumbíos (Roman Rite)

Fr. Gonzalo López Marañón, O.C.D. (later Bishop)
(1970.06.26 – 1984.07.02)

(see above)

Fr. Manuel Gomez Frande, O.C.D.
(1955.11.18 – 1968)

Died:1968

Prefect Apostolic of San Miguel de Sucumbíos (Ecuador) (1955.11.18 – 1968)

Fr. Pacifico del Carmine, O.C.D.
(1937.05.21 – 1954)

Died:1954

Prefect Apostolic of San Miguel de Sucumbíos (Ecuador) (1937.05.21 – 1954)

Special Churches

Napo (↙), Ibarra (←), Tulcán (↖), Pasto (↖), Mocoa–Sibundoy (↑), Puerto Leguízamo–Solano (↗), Aguarico (↘), San José de Amazonas (↘)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 18,084 km²

Population: 155,428 Catholics (67.4% of 230,503 total)

Pastoral Centres: 16 parishes, 223 missions

Personnel: 23 priests (13 diocesan, 10 religious), 6 deacons, 33 religious (15 brothers, 18 sisters), 2 seminarians

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