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Diocese of

Coroico

Bolivia Bolivia

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Coroico / Coroicen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: La Paz

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

La Paz (↙), El Alto (↙), Santiago Apóstol de Huancané (↖), Reyes (↑)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2022.12.03 – ...):Bishop Juan Carlos Huaygua Oropeza, O.P. (50)Bishop-elect Juan Carlos Huaygua Oropeza, O.P. (50)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Coroico (Roman Rite)

Bishop Juan Carlos Huaygua Oropeza, O.P. (50)Bishop-elect Juan Carlos Huaygua Oropeza, O.P. (50)Permalink
(2022.12.03 – ...)

Bishop of Coroico (Bolivia)

Born:1972.06.11 (La Paz, Bolivia)
Ordained Priest:2003.01.31
Consecrated Bishop:2023.01.31

Bishop of Coroico (Bolivia) (2022.12.03 – ...)

Bishop Juan Vargas Aruquipa (75)Bishop Juan Vargas Aruquipa (75)Permalink
(1997.08.20 – 2022.12.03)

Bishop emeritus of Coroico (Bolivia)

Born:1947.03.08 (Achacachi, Bolivia)
Ordained Priest:1980.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1992.03.25

Titular Bishop of Bita (1992.01.15 – 1997.08.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Coroico (Bolivia) (1992.01.15 – 1997.08.20)

Bishop of Coroico (Bolivia) (1997.08.20 – 2022.12.03)

Bishop Tomás Roberto Manning, O.F.M.Permalink
(1983.07.28 – 1996.10.09)

Born:1922.08.29 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1948.06.05
Consecrated Bishop:1959.07.14
Died:2001.11.09 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Arsamosata (1959.04.21 – 1977.12.30)

Bishop-Prelate of Coroico (Bolivia) (1959.04.21 – 1983.07.28)

Bishop of Coroico (Bolivia) (1983.07.28 – 1996.10.09)

Prelates of Coroico (Roman Rite)

Bishop Tomás Roberto Manning, O.F.M.Permalink
(1959.04.21 – 1983.07.28)

(see above)

Former Prelates

Statistics

Area: 31,565 km²

Population: 186,520 Catholics (79.3% of 235,130 total) (2019)

Statistics: 10 parishes, 31 priests (diocesan), 2 deacons, 23 lay religious (23 sisters), 4 seminarians (2019)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Peter and Saint Paul of Tarsus (June 29)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: November 7

History

Last updated on 2023.01.25

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