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Diocese of

Benjamín Aceval

Paraguay Paraguay

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 44,000 km²

Population: 113,832 Catholics (93.3% of 121,964 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Asunción

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

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 8 parishes, 10 priests (diocesan), 16 lay religious (16 sisters) (2015)

History


Special Churches

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

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.06.16 – ...):Bishop Amancio Francisco Benítez Candia (45)Bishop Amancio Francisco Benítez Candia (45)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Benjamín Aceval (Roman Rite)

Bishop Amancio Francisco Benítez Candia (45)Bishop Amancio Francisco Benítez Candia (45)Permalink
(2018.06.16 – ...)

Bishop of Benjamín Aceval (Paraguay)

Born:1973.02.10 (Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1999.04.24
Consecrated Bishop:2018.08.04

Bishop of Benjamín Aceval (Paraguay) (2018.06.16 – ...)

Bishop Cándido Cárdenas Villalba (77)Bishop Cándido Cárdenas Villalba (77)Permalink
(1998.07.06 – 2018.06.16)

Bishop emeritus 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 – 2018.06.16)

Bishop Mario Melanio Medina Salinas (78)Bishop Mario Melanio Medina Salinas (78)Permalink
(1980.06.28 – 1997.07.08)

Bishop emeritus 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 – 2017.02.16)


as of 2018.10.16

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