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Diocese of

Catamarca

Argentina Argentina

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 68,765 km²

Population: 356,800 Catholics (89.0% of 401,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Salta

Neighbouring Dioceses: Copiapó (↖), Cafayate (↖), Concepción (↑), Santiago del Estero (→), Deán Funes (↘), La Rioja (↓), Cruz del Eje (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora del Valle (Segundo sábado de Pascua)

Statistics: 29 parishes, 8 missions, 65 priests (58 diocesan, 7 religious), 1 deacon, 34 lay religious (7 brothers, 27 sisters), 11 seminarians (2014)

Address: San Martin 655, K4700BOM, San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Argentina

Phone: (03833) 422003

History


Special Churches

Copiapó (↖), Cafayate (↖), Concepción (↑), Santiago del Estero (→), Deán Funes (↘), La Rioja (↓), Cruz del Eje (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2007.12.27 – ...):Bishop Luis Urbanc (60)Bishop Luis Urbanc (60)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Catamarca (Roman Rite)

Bishop Luis Urbanc (60)Bishop Luis Urbanc (60)Permalink
(2007.12.27 – ...)

Bishop of Catamarca (Argentina)

Fiat voluntas tua

Born:1958.07.25 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1982.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:2007.03.10

Coadjutor Bishop of Catamarca (Argentina) (2006.11.14 – 2007.12.27)

Bishop of Catamarca (Argentina) (2007.12.27 – ...)

Bishop Elmer Osmar Ramón MianiPermalink
(1989.12.19 – 2007.12.27)

Abrid las puertas al redentor

Born:1933.04.23 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1958.09.20
Consecrated Bishop:1983.12.12
Died:2014.05.25 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Cæciri (1983.11.07 – 1989.12.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Córdoba (Argentina) (1983.11.07 – 1989.12.19)

Bishop of Catamarca (Argentina) (1989.12.19 – 2007.12.27)

Bishop Alfonso Pedro Torres Farías, O.P.Permalink
(1962.09.25 – 1988.11.05)

Born:1917.06.06 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1940.12.29
Consecrated Bishop:1962.12.23
Died:1988.11.05 († 71)

Bishop of Catamarca (Argentina) (1962.09.25 – 1988.11.05)

Bishop Adolfo Servando Tortolo (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1960.02.11 – 1962.09.06)

Born:1911.11.10 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1934.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1956.08.12
Died:1998.02.05 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Cæciri (1956.06.05 – 1960.02.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Paraná (Argentina) (1956.06.05 – 1960.02.11)

Bishop of Catamarca (Argentina) (1960.02.11 – 1962.09.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Paraná (Argentina) (1962.09.06 – 1986.04.01)

President of Episcopal Conference of Argentina (1970 – 1976)

Military Vicar of Argentina (Argentina) (1975.07.07 – 1982.03.30)

Bishop Carlos Francisco Hanlon, C.P.Permalink
(1934.09.13 – 1959.11.29)

Born:1887.12.02 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1913.09.20
Consecrated Bishop:1935.02.17
Died:1959.11.29 († 71)

Bishop of Catamarca (Argentina) (1934.09.13 – 1959.11.29)

Bishop Vicente PeiraPermalink
(1932.10.20 – 1934.03.11)

Born:1884.05.17 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1909.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1932.12.21
Died:1934.03.11 († 49)

Bishop of Catamarca (Argentina) (1932.10.20 – 1934.03.11)

Bishop Inocencio Dávila y MatosPermalink
(1927.07.07 – 1930.04.30)

Born:1874.04.05 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1897.11.28
Consecrated Bishop:1914.10.28
Died:1930.04.30 († 56)

Titular Bishop of Ostracine (1914.05.25 – 1927.07.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Córdoba (Argentina) (1914.05.25 – 1927.07.07)

Bishop of Catamarca (Argentina) (1927.07.07 – 1930.04.30)

Bishop Barnabé PiedrabuenaPermalink
(1910.11.08 – 1923.06.11)

Born:1863.11.10 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1886.05.31
Consecrated Bishop:1908.05.31
Died:1942.06.11 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Cestrus (1907.12.16 – 1910.11.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Tucumán (Argentina) (1907.12.16 – 1910.11.08)

Bishop of Catamarca (Argentina) (1910.11.08 – 1923.06.11)

Bishop of Tucumán (Argentina) (1923.06.11 – 1928.12.17)

Titular Bishop of Callinicum (1928.12.17 – 1942.06.11)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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