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Apostolic Vicariate of

Reyes

Bolivia Bolivia

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate

Area: 60,000 km²

Population: 150,789 Catholics (75.6% of 199,335 total) (2018)

Statistics: 16 parishes, 16 priests (11 diocesan, 5 religious), 48 lay religious (10 brothers, 38 sisters), 9 seminarians (2018)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Santiago Apóstol de Huancané (←), Pando (↑), El Beni (→), Cochabamba (↘), La Paz (↓), Coroico (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Epifanía del Señor (January 6), Nuestra Señora de Loreto (October 7)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: October 27

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic (2019.06.01 – ...):Bishop Waldo Rubén Barrionuevo Ramírez, C.SS.R. (53)Bishop Waldo Rubén Barrionuevo Ramírez, C.SS.R. (53)

Titular Bishop of Vulturara

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Reyes (Roman Rite)

Bishop Waldo Rubén Barrionuevo Ramírez, C.SS.R. (53)Bishop Waldo Rubén Barrionuevo Ramírez, C.SS.R. (53)Permalink
(2019.06.01 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Reyes (Bolivia)
Titular Bishop of Vulturara

Adveniat regnum tuum

Born:1967.09.09 (Oruro, Bolivia)
Ordained Priest:1997.10.25
Consecrated Bishop:2014.05.14

Auxiliary Bishop of Reyes (Bolivia) (2014.02.15 – 2019.02.18)

Titular Bishop of Vulturara (2014.02.15 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Reyes (Bolivia) (2019.02.18 – 2019.06.01)

Vicar Apostolic of Reyes (Bolivia) (2019.06.01 – ...)

Bishop Waldo Rubén Barrionuevo Ramírez, C.SS.R. (53)Bishop Waldo Rubén Barrionuevo Ramírez, C.SS.R. (53)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2019.02.18 – 2019.06.01)

Bishop Carlos Bürgler, C.SS.R. (77)Bishop Carlos Bürgler, C.SS.R. (77)Permalink
(1999.05.01 – 2019.02.18)

Titular Bishop of Sinnipsa
Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Reyes (Bolivia)

Born:1943.11.04 (Switzerland)
Ordained Priest:1973.05.18
Consecrated Bishop:1997.04.11

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Reyes (Bolivia) (1997.01.24 – 1999.05.01)

Titular Bishop of Sinnipsa (1997.01.24 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Reyes (Bolivia) (1999.05.01 – 2019.02.18)

Bishop Roger-Émile Aubry, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1973.06.14 – 1999.05.01)

Born:1923.04.11 (Switzerland)
Ordained Priest:1949.02.24
Consecrated Bishop:1973.09.16
Died:2010.02.17 († 86)

Vicar Apostolic of Reyes (Bolivia) (1973.06.14 – 1999.05.01)

Titular Bishop of Arena (1973.06.14 – 2010.02.17)

Bishop José Alfonso Tscherrig, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1956.12.11 – 1970)

Born:1903.10.25 (Switzerland)
Ordained Priest:1928.09.22
Consecrated Bishop:1957.05.30
Died:1982.11.24 († 79)

Vicar Apostolic of Reyes (Bolivia) (1956.12.11 – 1970)

Titular Bishop of Nephelis (1956.12.11 – 1982.11.24)

Bishop Giovanni Claudel, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1943.07.14 – 1955.12.12)

Born:1876.01.26 (France)
Ordained Priest:1901.08.04
Consecrated Bishop:1943.09.12
Died:1955.12.12 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Antandrus (1943.07.14 – 1955.12.12)

Vicar Apostolic of Reyes (Bolivia) (1943.07.14 – 1955.12.12)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.06.22

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