Roman Catholic Diocese of Azogues

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Azogues (Latin: Dioecesis Azoguensis) is a diocese located in the city of Azogues in the Ecclesiastical province of Cuenca in Ecuador. It was created on 26 June 1968 from territory of the Archdiocese of Cuenca by the papal bull made by the saint pope Paul VI.

Diocese of Azogues

Dioecesis Azoguensis
Location
Country Ecuador
Ecclesiastical provinceCuenca
MetropolitanVicente Rodrigo Cisneros Durán
Statistics
Area4,515 km2 (1,743 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2006)
210,000
208,000 (99%)
Parishes33
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteLatin Rite
Established26 June 1958 (63 years ago), created by the pope Paul VI.
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopOswaldo Patricio Vintimilla Cabrera
Map
Ecuador - Diocesi di Azogues.jpg

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Coordinates: 2°44′S 78°50′W / 2.733°S 78.833°W / -2.733; -78.833