Archdiocese of Huancayo

Archdiocese of Huancayo
Archidioecesis Huancayensis
Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity
Country Peru
Area 15,145 km2 (5,848 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
728,867 (92.0%)
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Catedral de la Santísima Trinidad
Current leadership
Bishop Pedro Ricardo Barreto Jimeno, S.J.

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Huancayo (Latin: Huancayen(sis)) is an archdiocese located in the city of Huancayo in Peru.


  • 18 December 1944: Established as Diocese of Huancayo from the Diocese of Huánuco
  • 30 June 1966: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Huancayo


  • Archbishops of Huancayo (Roman rite)
    • Archbishop Pedro Ricardo Barreto Jimeno, S.J. (2004.07.17 – present)
    • Archbishop José Paulino Ríos Reynoso (1995.12.02 – 2003.11.29)
    • Archbishop Emilio Vallebuona Merea, S.D.B. (1985.08.30 – 1991.11.28)
    • Archbishop Eduardo Picher Peña (1971.05.31 – 1984.06.14)
    • Archbishop Mariano Jacinto Valdivia y Ortiz (1966.06.30 – 1971.02.10)
  • Bishops of Huancayo (Roman rite)
    • Archbishop Mariano Jacinto Valdivia y Ortiz (1956.12.17 – 1966.06.30)
    • Bishop Daniel Figueroa Villón (1946.09.22 – 1956.12.17)
    • Archbishop Leonardo José Rodriguez Ballón, O.F.M. (1945.07.06 – 1946.06.13)

Suffragan dioceses

See also


  • Giga-Catholic Information
  • Catholic Hierarchy
  • Diocese website

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