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Diocese of

El Alto

Bolivia Bolivia

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 23,000 km²

Population: 919,065 Catholics (64.2% of 1,431,914 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: La Paz

Neighbouring Dioceses: Juli (←), Puno (↖), Coroico (↗), La Paz (→), Corocoro (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 59 parishes, 2 missions, 62 priests (44 diocesan, 18 religious), 43 deacons, 47 lay religious (22 brothers, 25 sisters), 4 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

Juli (←), Puno (↖), Coroico (↗), La Paz (→), Corocoro (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.07.26 – ...):Bishop Eugenio Scarpellini (64)Bishop Eugenio Scarpellini (64)
Auxiliary Bishop (2018.03.27 – ...):Bishop Giovani Edgar Arana (44)Bishop Giovani Edgar Arana (44)

Titular Bishop of Muteci

Ordinaries

Bishops of El Alto (Roman Rite)

Bishop Eugenio Scarpellini (64)Bishop Eugenio Scarpellini (64)Permalink
(2013.07.26 – ...)

Bishop of El Alto (Bolivia)

Born:1954.01.08 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1978.06.17
Consecrated Bishop:2010.09.09

Titular Bishop of Bida (2010.07.15 – 2013.07.26)

Auxiliary Bishop of El Alto (Bolivia) (2010.07.15 – 2013.07.26)

Secretary General of Episcopal Conference of Bolivia (2012.12 – 2015.11.06)

Bishop of El Alto (Bolivia) (2013.07.26 – ...)

Archbishop Jesús Juárez Párraga, S.D.B. (75)Bishop Jesús Juárez Párraga, S.D.B. (75) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1994.06.25 – 2013.02.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sucre (Bolivia)

Omnibus bene facere

Born:1943.07.22 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1972.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:1988.06.18

Titular Bishop of Gummi in Proconsulari (1988.04.16 – 1994.06.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of La Paz (Bolivia) (1988.04.16 – 1994.06.25)

Bishop of El Alto (Bolivia) (1994.06.25 – 2013.02.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sucre (Bolivia) (2013.02.02 – ...)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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