Roman Catholic Diocese of Santo Domingo de Los Colorados

Roman Catholic Diocese of Santo Domingo de Los Colorados

Infobox Diocese| jurisdiction=Diocese
name= Santo Domingo de Los Colorados
latin= Dioecesis Coloratensis
country= Ecuador| metropolitan= Portoviejo
rite=Latin Rite
cathedral = Catedral La Ascensión
cocathedral =
area= 9,000
population= 700,000
population_as_of= 2004
catholics= 600,000
catholics_percent= 85.7
bishop= Wilson Abraham Moncayo Jalil
coadjutor =
auxiliary_bishops =

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Santo Domingo de Los Colorados {Latin: " Coloraten(sis)"} is a diocese located in the city of Santo Domingo de Los Colorados in the Ecclesiastical province of Portoviejo in Ecuador.

History

* January 5, 1987: Established as Territorial Prelature of Santo Domingo de los Colorados from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Quito
* August 8, 1996: Promoted as Diocese of Santo Domingo de Los Colorados

Leadership

* Bishops of Santo Domingo de Los Colorados (Roman rite)
** Bishop Wilson Abraham Moncayo Jalil (2002.05.11 – present)
** Bishop Emilio Lorenzo Stehle (1996.08.08 – 2002.05.11)
* Prelates of Santo Domingo de Los Colorados (Roman rite)
** Bishop Emilio Lorenzo Stehle (1987.01.05 – 1996.08.08)

ee also

*Roman Catholicism in Ecuador

ource

* [http://www.gcatholic.com/dioceses/diocese/zdom1.htm Giga-Catholic Information]
* [http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/diocese/dsdco.html Catholic Hierarchy]


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