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Diocese of

Guaranda

Ecuador Ecuador

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,254 km²

Population: 165,827 Catholics (86.0% of 192,821 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Quito

Neighbouring Dioceses: Babahoyo (←), Latacunga (↑), Ambato (↗), Riobamba (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 29 parishes, 32 priests (28 diocesan, 4 religious), 71 lay religious (7 brothers, 64 sisters), 6 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches

Babahoyo (←), Latacunga (↑), Ambato (↗), Riobamba (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.10.04 – ...):Bishop Hermenegildo José Torres Asanza (52)Bishop Hermenegildo José Torres Asanza (52)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Guaranda (Roman Rite)

Bishop Hermenegildo José Torres Asanza (52)Bishop Hermenegildo José Torres Asanza (52)Permalink
(2018.10.04 – ...)

Bishop of Guaranda (Ecuador)

Born:1966.06.02 (Ecuador)
Ordained Priest:1992.07.12
Consecrated Bishop:2007.12.12

Titular Bishop of Centenaria (2007.10.30 – 2018.10.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Machala (Ecuador) (2007.10.30 – 2018.10.04)

Apostolic Administrator of Machala (Ecuador) (2012.10.22 – 2013.07.20)

Bishop of Guaranda (Ecuador) (2018.10.04 – ...)

Bishop Skiper Bladimir Yánez Calvachi (46)Bishop Skiper Bladimir Yánez Calvachi (46)Permalink
(2014.06.24 – 2018.03.27)

Bishop of Babahoyo (Ecuador)

Born:1972.02.05 (Ecuador)
Ordained Priest:1996.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2014.08.15

Bishop of Guaranda (Ecuador) (2014.06.24 – 2018.03.27)

Bishop of Babahoyo (Ecuador) (2018.03.27 – ...)

Archbishop Marcos Aurelio Pérez Caicedo (51)Bishop Marcos Aurelio Pérez Caicedo (51) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2014 – 2014.06.24)

Bishop Ángel Polivio Sánchez Loaiza (72)Bishop Ángel Polivio Sánchez Loaiza (72)Permalink
(2004.11.25 – 2013.07.20)

Bishop of Machala (Ecuador)

Born:1946.09.10 (Ecuador)
Ordained Priest:1975.08.03
Consecrated Bishop:2004.12.18

Bishop of Guaranda (Ecuador) (2004.11.25 – 2013.07.20)

Bishop of Machala (Ecuador) (2013.07.20 – ...)

Bishop Miguel Angel Aguilar Miranda (79)Bishop Miguel Angel Aguilar Miranda (79)Permalink
(1991.04.11 – 2004.02.14)

Military Ordinary emeritus of Ecuador (Ecuador)

Born:1939.04.05 (Ecuador)
Ordained Priest:1965.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1991.05.04

Bishop of Guaranda (Ecuador) (1991.04.11 – 2004.02.14)

Military Ordinary of Ecuador (Ecuador) (2004.02.14 – 2014.06.18)

Bishop Raúl Holguer López Mayorga (92)Bishop Raúl Holguer López Mayorga (92)Permalink
(1980.05.24 – 1990.06.18)

Bishop emeritus of Latacunga (Ecuador)

Born:1926.08.24 (Ecuador)
Ordained Priest:1951.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1973.04.29

Auxiliary Bishop of Guaranda (Ecuador) (1973.03.30 – 1974.08.03)

Titular Bishop of Casæ in Numidia (1973.03.30 – 1980.05.24)

Coadjutor Bishop of Guaranda (Ecuador) (1974.08.03 – 1980.05.24)

Bishop of Guaranda (Ecuador) (1980.05.24 – 1990.06.18)

Bishop of Latacunga (Ecuador) (1990.06.18 – 2003.02.19)

Bishop Cándido Rada Senosiáin, S.D.B.Permalink
(1960.03.31 – 1980.05.24)

Born:1905.05.23 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1931.07.05
Consecrated Bishop:1945.08.12
Died:1995.08.07 († 90)

Bishop of San Carlos de Ancud (Chile) (1945.06.09 – 1949.12.22)

Titular Bishop of Pinara (1949.12.22 – 1960.03.31)

Bishop of Guaranda (Ecuador) (1960.03.31 – 1980.05.24)

Fr. Gilberto TapiaPermalink
(1957.12.10 – 1958 not possessed)

Born:1914.01.02 (Ecuador)
Ordained Priest:1942.07.26
Died:1959 († 45)

Bishop of Guaranda (Ecuador) (1957.12.10 – 1958 not possessed)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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