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Diocese of

Benjamín Aceval

Paraguay Paraguay

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 42,000 km²

Population: 80,800 Catholics (93.8% of 86,100 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Asunción

Neighbouring Dioceses: Pilcomayo (↖), Chaco Paraguayo (↑), Concepción (↗), San Pedro (→), Caacupé (↘), Asunción (↓), Formosa (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 8 parishes, 1 mission, 12 priests (11 diocesan, 1 religious), 22 lay religious (7 brothers, 15 sisters), 2 seminarians (2014)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1998.07.06 – ...):Bishop Cándido Cárdenas Villalba (74)Bishop Cándido Cárdenas Villalba (74)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Benjamín Aceval (Roman Rite)

Bishop Cándido Cárdenas Villalba (74)Bishop Cándido Cárdenas Villalba (74)Permalink
(1998.07.06 – ...)

Bishop of Benjamín Aceval (Paraguay)

Born:1941.10.03 (Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1970.07.12
Consecrated Bishop:1998.09.20

Bishop of Benjamín Aceval (Paraguay) (1998.07.06 – ...)

Bishop Mario Melanio Medina Salinas (76)Bishop Mario Melanio Medina Salinas (76)Permalink
(1980.06.28 – 1997.07.08)

Bishop of San Juan Bautista (Paraguay)

Born:1939.10.22 (Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1970.05.17
Consecrated Bishop:1980.08.10

Bishop of Benjamín Aceval (Paraguay) (1980.06.28 – 1997.07.08)

Coadjutor Bishop of San Juan Bautista (Paraguay) (1997.07.08 – 1999.07.22)

Bishop of San Juan Bautista (Paraguay) (1999.07.22 – ...)


as of 2016.04.24

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