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Apostolic Vicariate of

Zamora

Ecuador Ecuador

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Jaén en Perú (↓), Chulucanas (↙), Loja (←), Cuenca (↑), Méndez (↗)

History

  • 1893.02.17: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Zamora / Zamoren(sis) (Latin) (from Apostolic Vicariate of Napo)
  • 1991.02.22: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Zamora / Zamora en Ecuador / Zamoren(sis) in Æquatoria (Latin)

Special Churches


Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic (2009.03.25 – ...):Bishop Walter Jehowá Heras Segarra, O.F.M. (50)Bishop Walter Jehowá Heras Segarra, O.F.M. (50)

Titular Bishop of Vazari

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Zamora (Roman Rite)

Bishop Walter Jehowá Heras Segarra, O.F.M. (50)Bishop Walter Jehowá Heras Segarra, O.F.M. (50)
(2009.03.25 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Zamora (Ecuador)
Titular Bishop of Vazari

Born:1964.04.04 (Ecuador)
Ordained Priest:1992.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:2009.05.13

Titular Bishop of Vazari (2009.03.25 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Zamora (Ecuador) (2009.03.25 – ...)

Msgr. Ricardo Flatz
(Apostolic Administrator 2008.07 – 2009.03.25)

Archbishop Fausto Gabriel Trávez Trávez, O.F.M. (73)Bishop Fausto Gabriel Trávez Trávez, O.F.M. (73) (later Archbishop)
(2003.02.01 – 2008.03.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Quito (Ecuador)

Deus meus et omnia

Born:1941.03.18 (Ecuador)
Ordained Priest:1970.12.12
Consecrated Bishop:2003.03.15

Titular Bishop of Sullectum (2003.02.01 – 2008.03.27)

Vicar Apostolic of Zamora (Ecuador) (2003.02.01 – 2008.03.27)

Bishop of Babahoyo (Ecuador) (2008.03.27 – 2010.09.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Quito (Ecuador) (2010.09.11 – ...)

Bishop Serafín Luis Alberto Cartagena Ocaña, O.F.M. (89)Bishop Serafín Luis Alberto Cartagena Ocaña, O.F.M. (89)
(1982.09.10 – 2003.02.01)

Titular Bishop of Gibba
Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Zamora (Ecuador)

Born:1924.11.07 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1951.04.01
Consecrated Bishop:1983.02.02

Prefect Apostolic of Galápagos (Ecuador) (1980.05.17 – 1982.09.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Zamora (Ecuador) (1982.09.10 – 2003.02.01)

Titular Bishop of Gibba (1982.09.10 – ...)

Vicars Apostolic of Zamora (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jorge Francisco Mosquera Barreiro, O.F.M.
(1964.04.21 – 1982.09.10)

Born:1909.09.10 (Ecuador)
Ordained Priest:1937.07.04
Consecrated Bishop:1964.07.12
Died:1990.09.26 († 81)

Apostolic Administrator of Zamora (Mexico) (1959 – 1964.04.21)

Vicar Apostolic of Zamora (Ecuador) (1964.04.21 – 1982.09.10)

Titular Bishop of Asuoremixta (1964.04.21 – 1990.09.26)


as of 2014.04.17

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