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Apostolic Vicariate of

Camiri

Bolivia Bolivia

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate

Area: 104,000 km²

Population: 145,329 Catholics (80.0% of 181,606 total) (2015)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Tarija (↙), Sucre (←), Santa Cruz de la Sierra (↖), San Ignacio de Velasco (↗), Chaco Paraguayo (→), Orán (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 25 parishes, 98 missions, 21 priests (11 diocesan, 10 religious), 44 lay religious (11 brothers, 33 sisters), 3 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2017.08.02 – ...):Fr. Jesús Galeote, O.F.M. (67)Fr. Jesús Galeote, O.F.M. (67)

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Camiri (Roman Rite)

Fr. Jesús Galeote, O.F.M. (67)Fr. Jesús Galeote, O.F.M. (67)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2017.08.02 – ...)

Bishop Francisco Focardi Mazzocchi, O.F.M. (69)Bishop Francisco Focardi Mazzocchi, O.F.M. (69)Permalink
(2009.07.15 – 2017.08.02)

Titular Bishop of Cenculiana
Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Camiri (Bolivia)

Born:1949.02.09 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1975.05.18
Consecrated Bishop:2007.09.02

Auxiliary Bishop of El Beni (Bolivia) (2007.06.06 – 2009.07.15)

Titular Bishop of Cenculiana (2007.06.06 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Camiri (Bolivia) (2009.07.15 – 2017.08.02)

Bishop Leonardo Mario Bernacchi, O.F.M.Permalink
(2003.03.29 – 2009.07.15)

Born:1933.01.09 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1958.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1994.03.20
Died:2012.04.10 († 79)

Vicar Apostolic of Cuevo (Bolivia) (1993.11.17 – 2003.03.29)

Titular Bishop of Tabaicara (1993.11.17 – 2012.04.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Camiri (Bolivia) (2003.03.29 – 2009.07.15)

Vicars Apostolic of Cuevo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Leonardo Mario Bernacchi, O.F.M.Permalink
(1993.11.17 – 2003.03.29)

(see above)

Bishop Giovanni Décimo Pellegrini, O.F.M.Permalink
(1972.12.18 – 1992.10.31)

Born:1918.01.29 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1941.07.06
Consecrated Bishop:1973.04.08
Died:1992.10.31 († 74)

Titular Bishop of Tatilti (1972.12.18 – 1992.10.31)

Vicar Apostolic of Cuevo (Bolivia) (1972.12.18 – 1992.10.31)

Bishop Cesar Benedetti, O.F.M.Permalink
(1951.02.08 – 1972)

Born:1898.02.01 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1922.08.13
Consecrated Bishop:1951.04.22
Died:1983.04.04 († 85)

Vicar Apostolic of Cuevo (Bolivia) (1951.02.08 – 1972)

Titular Bishop of Tiddi (1951.02.08 – 1983.04.04)

Vicars Apostolic of Chaco (Roman Rite)

Bishop Angelo Cesare Vigiani, O.F.M.Permalink
(1924.01.26 – 1950.01.23)

Born:1880.02.04 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1903.03.28
Consecrated Bishop:1924.07.06
Died:1961.04.24 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Andrapa (1924.01.21 – 1961.04.24)

Vicar Apostolic of Chaco (Bolivia) (1924.01.26 – 1950.01.23)

Bishop Ippolito Ulivelli, O.F.M.Permalink
(1919.08.13 – 1922.10.27)

Born:1879.05.17 (Italy)
Died:1922.10.27 († 43)

Titular Bishop of Orthosia (1919.08.13 – 1922.10.27)

Vicar Apostolic of Chaco (Bolivia) (1919.08.13 – 1922.10.27)


as of 2018.11.07

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