Roman Catholic Diocese of Babahoyo

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Babahoyo (Latin: Dioecesis Babahoiensis) is a diocese located in the city of Babahoyo in the Ecclesiastical province of Guayaquil in Ecuador.

Diocese of Babahoyo

Dioecesis Babahoiensis
Location
Country Ecuador
Ecclesiastical provinceGuayaquil
Statistics
Area6,531 km2 (2,522 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2006)
751,000
555,000 (73.9%)
Parishes21
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteLatin Rite
Established15 July 1948 (Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Los Ríos)
10 September 1951 (Promoted as Territorial Prelature)
22 August 1994 (Promoted as Diocese of Babahoyo)
CathedralOur Lady of Mercy Cathedral, Babahoyo
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopSkiper Bladimir Yáñez Calvachi
Map
Ecuador - Diocesi di Babahoyo.jpg

OrdinariesEdit

Apostolic Administrator

Prelate of Los Rios

Bishops of Babahoyo

See alsoEdit

SourcesEdit

Coordinates: 1°48′0″S 79°32′24″W / 1.80000°S 79.54000°W / -1.80000; -79.54000