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Apostolic Vicariate of

Esmeraldas

Ecuador Ecuador

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate

Area: 15,260 km²

Population: 427,928 Catholics (82.3% of 520,000 total) (2014)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Portoviejo (↙), Tumaco (↗), Tulcán (→), Ibarra (↘), Santo Domingo (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 24 parishes, 2 missions, 60 priests (37 diocesan, 23 religious), 9 deacons, 143 lay religious (29 brothers, 114 sisters), 27 seminarians (2014)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic (1995.06.01 – ...):Bishop Eugenio Arellano Fernández, M.C.C.J. (71)Bishop Eugenio Arellano Fernández, M.C.C.J. (71)

Titular Bishop of Cellæ in Proconsulari

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Esmeraldas (Roman Rite)

Bishop Eugenio Arellano Fernández, M.C.C.J. (71)Bishop Eugenio Arellano Fernández, M.C.C.J. (71)Permalink
(1995.06.01 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Esmeraldas (Ecuador)
Titular Bishop of Cellæ in Proconsulari

Born:1944.11.13 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1972.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1995.08.20

Titular Bishop of Cellæ in Proconsulari (1995.06.01 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Esmeraldas (Ecuador) (1995.06.01 – ...)

Bishop Enrico Bartolucci Panaroni, M.C.C.J.Permalink
(1973.06.14 – 1995.02.10)

Born:1928.03.14 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1952.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:1973.06.29
Died:1995.02.10 († 66)

Titular Bishop of Castulo (1973.06.14 – 1995.02.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Esmeraldas (Ecuador) (1973.06.14 – 1995.02.10)

Bishop Angelo Barbisotti, F.S.C.J.Permalink
(1957.11.14 – 1972.09.17)

Born:1904.10.31 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1928.07.15
Consecrated Bishop:1958.02.02
Died:1972.09.17 († 67)

Titular Bishop of Caunas (1957.11.14 – 1972.09.17)

Vicar Apostolic of Esmeraldas (Ecuador) (1957.11.14 – 1972.09.17)

Prefects Apostolic of Esmeraldas (Roman Rite)

Fr. Jeroteo della SSma Vergine del Carmelo, O.C.D.Permalink
(1946.10.25 – 1954)

Died:1954

Prefect Apostolic of Esmeraldas (Ecuador) (1946.10.25 – 1954)


as of 2016.05.09

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