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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Cusco

Peru Peru

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Cusco / Cuzco / Qosqo / Cuschen(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Abancay, Sicuani, Chuquibambilla

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (91)

Ayacucho (←), Abancay (←), San Ramón (↖), Puerto Maldonado (↗), Ayaviri (→), Sicuani (↘), Chuquibambilla (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2014.10.28 – ...):Archbishop Richard Daniel Alarcón Urrutia (70)Archbishop Richard Daniel Alarcón Urrutia (70)
Auxiliary Bishop (2021.01.09 – ...):Bishop Lizardo Estrada Herrera, O.S.A. (49)Bishop Lizardo Estrada Herrera, O.S.A. (49)

Titular Bishop of Ausuccura

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Cusco (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Richard Daniel Alarcón Urrutia (70)Archbishop Richard Daniel Alarcón Urrutia (70)
(2014.10.28 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cusco (Peru)

Cum Maria duc in altum

Born:1952.04.10 (Lima, Peru)
Ordained Priest:1976.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:2001.07.21

Bishop of Tarma (Peru) (2001.06.13 – 2014.10.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cusco (Peru) (2014.10.28 – ...)

Archbishop Juan Antonio Ugarte Pérez (84)Archbishop Juan Antonio Ugarte Pérez (84)
(2003.11.29 – 2014.10.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Cusco (Peru)

Iter para tutum

Born:1938.09.23 (Lima, Peru)
Ordained Priest:1967.08.27
Consecrated Bishop:1983.10.02

Auxiliary Bishop of Abancay (Peru) (1983.08.18 – 1986.10.18)

Titular Bishop of Castro (1983.08.18 – 1997.03.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1986.10.18 – 1991.12.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Yauyos (Peru) (1991.12.04 – 1997.03.15)

Bishop-Prelate of Yauyos (Peru) (1997.03.15 – 2003.11.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cusco (Peru) (2003.11.29 – 2014.10.28)

Archbishop Alcides Mendoza Castro
(1983.10.05 – 2003.11.29)

Born:1928.03.14 (Peru)
Ordained Priest:1951.09.15
Consecrated Bishop:1958.07.06
Died:2012.06.20 († 84)

Titular Bishop of Metræ (1958.04.28 – 1962.12.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Abancay (Peru) (1958.04.28 – 1962.12.05)

Bishop of Abancay (Peru) (1962.12.05 – 1967.08.12)

Titular Archbishop of Pederodiana (1967.08.12 – 1983.10.05)

Archbishop Military Vicar of Peru (Peru) (1967.08.12 – 1983.10.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cusco (Peru) (1983.10.05 – 2003.11.29)

Archbishop Luis Vallejos Santoni
(1975.01.14 – 1982.06.08)

Born:1917.01.31 (Peru)
Ordained Priest:1957.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1971.11.21
Died:1982.06.08 († 65)

Bishop of Callao (Peru) (1971.09.20 – 1975.01.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cusco (Peru) (1975.01.14 – 1982.06.08)

Archbishop Ricardo Durand Flórez, S.J.
(1966.02.14 – 1975.01.14)

Born:1917.04.16 (Peru)
Ordained Priest:1948.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1966.03.25
Died:2004.03.19 († 86)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cusco (Peru) (1966.02.14 – 1975.01.14)

Archbishop-Bishop of Callao (Peru) (1975.01.14 – 1995.08.17)

President of Episcopal Conference of Peru (1988 – 1991)

Archbishop Carlos Maria Jurgens Byrne, C.SS.R.
(1956.12.17 – 1965.12.06)

Born:1903.04.28 (Peru)
Ordained Priest:1937.09.19
Consecrated Bishop:1949.02.13
Died:1980.10.06 († 77)

Bishop of Huancavélica (Peru) (1949.01.13 – 1954.02.07)

Titular Bishop of Nisyrus (1954.02.07 – 1956.12.17)

Military Vicar of Peru (Peru) (1954.02.07 – 1956.12.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cusco (Peru) (1956.12.17 – 1965.12.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Trujillo (Peru) (1965.12.06 – 1976)

Archbishop Felipe Santiago Hermosa y Sarmiento
(1943.05.23 – 1956.12.17)

Born:1893.05.01 (Peru)
Ordained Priest:1918.02.23
Consecrated Bishop:1935.09.08
Died:1980.06.30 († 87)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1935.06.13 – 1943.05.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cusco (Peru) (1943.05.23 – 1956.12.17)

Archbishop Military Vicar of Peru (Peru) (1956.12.17 – 1967)

Titular Archbishop of Berœa (1956.12.17 – 1971.01.20)

Bishops of Cusco (Roman Rite)

Bishop Felipe Santiago Hermosa y Sarmiento (later Archbishop)
(1935.06.13 – 1943.05.23)

(see above)

Bishop Pedro Pascual Francesco Farfán (later Archbishop)
(1918.04.19 – 1933.09.18)

Born:1870.10.23 (Peru)
Consecrated Bishop:1907.04.18
Died:1945.09.17 († 74)

Bishop of Huaraz (Peru) (1907.03.05 – 1918.04.19)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1918.04.19 – 1933.09.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lima (Peru) (1933.09.18 – 1945.09.17)

Bishop Giuseppe Gregorio Castro, O.F.M.
(1910.03.28 – 1917.11.13)

Born:1859.11.28
Died:1924.01.30 († 64)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1910.03.28 – 1917.11.13)

Titular Bishop of Clazomenæ (1917.11.13 – 1924.01.30)

Bishop Giovanni Antonio Falcon
(1893.01.19 – 1909.05.01)

Died:1909.05.01

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1893.01.19 – 1909.05.01)

Bishop Pedro José Tordoya Montoya
(1875.09.17 – 1880.03.23)

Born:1813.07.01 (Peru)
Ordained Priest:1837.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1860.07.22
Died:1881 († 68)

Titular Bishop of Tiberiopolis (1860.03.23 – 1875.09.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lima (Peru) (1860.03.23 – 1875.09.17)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1875.09.17 – 1880.03.23)

Titular Bishop of Arad (1880.08.20 – 1881)

Bishop Julián de Ochoa
(1865.03.27 – 1875.09.17)

Born:1814
Ordained Priest:1837
Consecrated Bishop:1865.10.15
Died:1886.10.18 († 72)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1865.03.27 – 1875.09.17)

Bishop Eugenio Mendoza Jara
(1838.09.17 – 1854.08.18)

Born:1777.11.15 (Peru)
Ordained Priest:1803
Consecrated Bishop:1844.08.04
Died:1854.08.18 († 76)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1838.09.17 – 1854.08.18)

Bishop José Calixto de Oríhuela, O.E.S.A.
(1821.06.27 – 1838.08.25)

Born:1767.10.14 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1790
Consecrated Bishop:1820.07.09
Died:1841.04.01 († 73)

Titular Bishop of Calama (1819.03.29 – 1821.06.27)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1819.03.29 – 1821.06.27)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1821.06.27 – 1838.08.25)

Bishop José Maria Pérez de Armendáriz
(1806.03.31 – 1819.02.09)

Born:1728.03.27
Consecrated Bishop:1809.06.11
Died:1819.02.09 († 90)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1806.03.31 – 1819.02.09)

Bishop Bartolomé María de las Heras Navarro (later Archbishop)
(1789.12.14 – 1806.03.31)

Born:1743.04.25 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1790.10.10
Died:1823.09.06 († 80)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1789.12.14 – 1806.03.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lima (Peru) (1806.03.31 – 1823.09.06)

Bishop Juan Manuel Moscoso y Peralta (later Archbishop)
(1778.09.28 – 1789.08.03)

Born:1723.01.06 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1755
Consecrated Bishop:1771
Died:1811.07.24 († 88)

Titular Bishop of Tricomia (1770.03.12 – 1771.06.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of Arequipa (Peru) ([1769.10.15] 1770.03.12 – 1771.06.17)

Bishop of Córdoba (Argentina) (1771.06.17 – 1778.09.28)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1778.09.28 – 1789.08.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain) (1789.08.03 – 1811.07.24)

Bishop Agustín de Gorritátegui
(1770.12.12 – 1776.10.28)

Born:1716.10.14 (Panama)
Consecrated Bishop:1771.10.06
Died:1776.10.28 († 60)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1770.12.12 – 1776.10.28)

Bishop Juan Manuel Jeronimo de Romaní y Carrillo
(1763.09.26 – 1768.09.15)

Born:1675 (Guam)
Died:1768.09.15 († 93)

Bishop of Panamá (Panama) (1758.03.13 – 1763.09.26)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1763.09.26 – 1768.09.15)

Bishop Juan de Castañeda
(1749.01.20 – 1762.02.22)

Died:1762.02.22

Bishop of Panamá (Panama) (1742 – 1749.01.20)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1749.01.20 – 1762.02.22)

Bishop Pedro Morcillo Rubio de Suñón
(1741.07.20 – 1747.04.01)

Born:1684 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1724.10.08
Died:1747.04.01 († 63)

Titular Bishop of Draso (1724.02.14 – 1731.12.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lima (Peru) (1724.02.14 – 1731.12.17)

Bishop of Panamá (Panama) (1731.12.17 – 1741.07.20)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1741.07.20 – 1747.04.01)

Bishop José Manuel de Sarricolea y Olea
(1734.05.05 – 1740.10.02)

Born:1670.12.07 (Peru)
Consecrated Bishop:1724.10.08
Died:1740.10.02 († 69)

Bishop of Córdoba (Argentina) ([1723.09.19] 1723.11.22 – 1730.07.24)

Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1730.07.24 – 1734.05.05)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1734.05.05 – 1740.10.02)

Bishop Bernardo Serrada, O. Carm.
(1725.12.19 – 1733.03.02)

Died:1733.03.02

Bishop of Panamá (Panama) (1720 – 1725.12.19)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1725.12.19 – 1733.03.02)

Bishop Gabriel de Aguirre y Gutiérrez, O.F.M.
(1716.01.14 – 1724.10.09)

Born:1654.03.23
Died:1724.10.09 († 70)

Bishop of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (1712.06.23 – 1716.01.14)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1716.01.14 – 1724.10.09)

Bishop Melchor de la Nava y Moreno
(1712.05.09 – 1714)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1712.05.09 – 1714)

Bishop Juan González de Santiago
(1705.02.09 – 1707.12.12)

Born:1635 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1705
Died:1707.12.12 († 72)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1705.02.09 – 1707.12.12)

Bishop Manuel de Molinedo Angulo
(1670.12.15 – 1699.12.12)

Died:1699.12.12

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1670.12.15 – 1699.12.12)

Bishop Bernardo de Isaguirre
(1662.07.31 – 1669.07.15)

Died:1670.03.17

Bishop of Panamá (Panama) (1654.05.18 – 1660)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1662.07.31 – 1669.07.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Plata (Bolivia) (1669.07.15 – 1670.03.17 not possessed)

Bishop Agustín Muñoz Sandoval
(1659.11.17 – 1661.04)

Born:1610 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1660
Died:1661.04 († 51)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1659.11.17 – 1661.04)

Bishop Pedro Ortega Sotomayor
(1651.11.27 – 1658)

Died:1658

Bishop of Trujillo (Peru) (1645 – 1647)

Bishop of Arequipa (Peru) (1647 – 1651.11.27)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1651.11.27 – 1658)

Bishop Juan Alonso y Ocón (later Archbishop)
(1643.08.31 – 1651.07.17)

Born:1597.03.21 (Spain)
Died:1656.06.29 († 59)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1638.06.14 – 1643.08.31)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1643.08.31 – 1651.07.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Plata (Bolivia) (1651.07.17 – 1656.06.29)

Archbishop Fernando de Vera y Zuñiga, O.E.S.A.
(1629.07.16 – 1638.11.09)

Born:1568 (Spain)
Died:1638.11.09 († 70)

Titular Bishop of Bugia (1614.02.17 – 1628.11.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Badajoz (Spain) (1614.02.17 – 1628.11.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) (1628.11.13 – 1629.07.16)

Archbishop-Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1629.07.16 – 1638.11.09)

Bishop Lorenzo Pérez de Grado
(1619.03.18 – 1627.09.04)

Consecrated Bishop:1616
Died:1627.09.04

Bishop of Paraguay (Paraguay) (1615.09.16 – 1619.03.18)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1619.03.18 – 1627.09.04)

Bishop Fernando de Mendoza González, S.J.
(1609.01.12 – 1618)

Born:1549 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1609.02.21
Died:1618 († 69)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1609.01.12 – 1618)

Bishop Antonio de Raya Navarrete
(1594.06.06 – 1606.07.28)

Born:1536 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1594.11.27
Died:1606.07.28 († 70)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1594.06.06 – 1606.07.28)

Bishop Gregorio de Montalvo Olivera, O.P.
(1587.11.16 – 1592.12.11)

Born:1529 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1581
Died:1592.12.11 († 63)

Bishop of Yucatán (Mexico) (1580.12.15 – 1587.11.16)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1587.11.16 – 1592.12.11)

Bishop Sebastián de Lartaum
(1570.09.04 – 1583.10.09)

Consecrated Bishop:1571.08.12
Died:1583.10.09

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1570.09.04 – 1583.10.09)

Bishop Matías Pineto
(1565.02.12 – 1569)

Died:1569

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) ([1565.01.19] 1565.02.12 – 1569)

Bishop Francisco Ramírez
(1562.07.06 – 1564 not possessed)

Died:1564

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1562.07.06 – 1564 not possessed)

Bishop Juan Solano, O.P.
(1544.02.18 – 1561)

Born:1506 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1546.10.24
Died:1580.01.14 († 74)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1544.02.18 – 1561)

Bishop Vicente de Valverde Alvarez, O.P.
(1537.01.08 – 1541.10.31)

Born:1499 (Spain)
Died:1541.10.31 († 42)

Bishop of Cusco (Peru) (1537.01.08 – 1541.10.31)

Former Prelates

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Statistics

Area: 23,807 km²

Population: 2,042,150 Catholics (88.3% of 2,312,570 total) (2020)

Statistics: 85 parishes, 3 missions, 139 priests (94 diocesan, 45 religious), 424 lay religious (87 brothers, 337 sisters), 28 seminarians (2020)

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