Roman Catholic Diocese of Tulcán

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Diocese of Tulcán

Dioecesis Tulcanensis
Location
Country Ecuador
Ecclesiastical province Quito
Statistics
Area 3,699 km2 (1,428 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
184,000
176,000 (95.7%)
Parishes 25
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 17 March 1965
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Fausto Gaibor García
Map
Ecuador - Diocesi di Tulcán.jpg

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Tulcán (Latin: Dioecesis Tulcanensis) is a diocese located in the city of Tulcán in the Ecclesiastical province of Quito in Ecuador.

Ordinaries[edit]

  • Luis Clemente de la Vega Rodriguez (17 Mar 1965 – 4 May 1987)
  • Germán Trajano Pavón Puente (28 Jan 1989 – 19 Apr 2001)
  • Luis Antonio Sánchez Armijos, S.D.B. (15 Jun 2002 – 22 Feb 2010); appointed Bishop of Machala
  • Fausto Gaibor García (4 May 2011 – present)

Sources[edit]

Coordinates: 0°48′42″N 77°43′7″W / 0.81167°N 77.71861°W / 0.81167; -77.71861