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Diocese of

San Jacinto

Ecuador Ecuador

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: San Jacinto (español) / Yaguachi (español) / Sancti Hyacinthi de Yaguachi (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Guayaquil

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Guayaquil (←), Babahoyo (↑), Azogues (→), Cuenca (↘), Machala (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.11.04 – ...):Bishop Aníbal Nieto Guerra, O.C.D. (73)Bishop Aníbal Nieto Guerra, O.C.D. (73)

Ordinaries

Bishops of San Jacinto (Roman Rite)

Bishop Aníbal Nieto Guerra, O.C.D. (73)Bishop Aníbal Nieto Guerra, O.C.D. (73)
(2009.11.04 – ...)

Bishop of San Jacinto (Ecuador)

Born:1949.02.23 (Formaselle, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1982.08.08
Consecrated Bishop:2006.07.22

Titular Bishop of Tuscania (2006.06.10 – 2009.11.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil (Ecuador) (2006.06.10 – 2009.11.04)

Bishop of San Jacinto (Ecuador) (2009.11.04 – ...)

Contact Info

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Statistics

Area: 6,265 km²

Population: 719,740 Catholics (89.6% of 802,885 total) (2020)

Statistics: 48 parishes, 342 missions, 59 priests (44 diocesan, 15 religious), 3 deacons, 72 lay religious (18 brothers, 54 sisters), 5 seminarians (2020)

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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