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Diocese of

Concepción

Paraguay Paraguay

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Concepción (español) / Santísima Concepción (español) / Santissima Concezione (Italiano) / Sanctissimæ Conceptionis in Paraguay (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Asunción

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Benjamín Aceval (↙), Chaco Paraguayo (↖), Jardim (↑), Dourados (↗), Naviraí (→), Coronel Oviedo (↘), San Pedro (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.07.11 – ...):Bishop Miguel Ángel Cabello Almada (57)Bishop Miguel Ángel Cabello Almada (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Concepción (Roman Rite)

Bishop Miguel Ángel Cabello Almada (57)Bishop Miguel Ángel Cabello Almada (57)
(2013.07.11 – ...)

Bishop of Concepción (Paraguay)

Amar en la verdad

Born:1965.09.04 (Piribebuy, Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1991.09.15
Consecrated Bishop:2013.09.15

Bishop of Concepción (Paraguay) (2013.07.11 – ...)

Bishop Zacarías Ortiz Rolón, S.D.B.
(2003.07.12 – 2013.07.11)

Born:1934.09.06 (Arroyos y Esteros, Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1965.08.14
Consecrated Bishop:1988.06.26
Died:2020.01.06 (Asunción, Paraguay † 85)

Titular Bishop of Minori (1988.03.12 – 2003.07.12)

Vicar Apostolic of Chaco Paraguayo (Paraguay) (1988.03.12 – 2003.07.12)

Bishop of Concepción (Paraguay) (2003.07.12 – 2013.07.11)

Bishop Juan Bautista Gavilán Velásquez (71)Bishop Juan Bautista Gavilán Velásquez (71)
(1994.03.05 – 2001.12.18)

Bishop of Coronel Oviedo (Paraguay)

Born:1951.06.24 (Eusebio Ayala, Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1977.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1994.05.08

Bishop of Concepción (Paraguay) (1994.03.05 – 2001.12.18)

Bishop of Coronel Oviedo (Paraguay) (2001.12.18 – ...)

Bishop Aníbal Maricevich Fleitas
(1965.12.04 – 1994)

Born:1917.12.16 (Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1943.11.21
Consecrated Bishop:1957.05.18
Died:1996.08.02 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Diocletianopolis in Palæstina (1957.02.05 – 1965.12.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Asunción (Paraguay) (1957.02.05 – 1965.12.04)

Bishop of Concepción (Paraguay) (1965.12.04 – 1994)

Bishop Emilio Sosa Gaona, S.D.B.
(1931.04.30 – 1963.05.14)

Born:1884.09.28 (Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1912.01.28
Consecrated Bishop:1931.05.15
Died:1970.03.24 († 85)

Bishop of Concepción (Paraguay) (1931.04.30 – 1963.05.14)

Titular Bishop of Sergentza (1963.05.14 – 1970.03.24)

Former Prelates

Statistics

Area: 30,084 km²

Population: 457,570 Catholics (98.0% of 466,900 total) (2020)

Statistics: 19 parishes, 5 missions, 45 priests (33 diocesan, 12 religious), 47 lay religious (17 brothers, 30 sisters), 13 seminarians (2020)

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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