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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Corrientes

Argentina Argentina

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 26,218 km²

Population: 904,000 Catholics (86.9% of 1,040,000 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Goya, Oberá, Posadas, Puerto Iguazú, Santo Tomé

Neighbouring Dioceses: Reconquista (↙), Resistencia (↖), San Juan Bautista (↗), Santo Tomé (→), Goya (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora de ltatí (July 9), Aniversario de la Coronación (July 16)

Statistics: 50 parishes, 2 missions, 80 priests (62 diocesan, 18 religious), 38 deacons, 98 lay religious (44 brothers, 54 sisters), 12 seminarians (2015)

Address: Nueve de Julio 1543, W3400AZA, Corrientes, Argentina

Phone: (03783) 422436

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Reconquista (↙), Resistencia (↖), San Juan Bautista (↗), Santo Tomé (→), Goya (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2007.09.27 – ...):Archbishop Andrés Stanovnik, O.F.M. Cap. (68)Archbishop Andrés Stanovnik, O.F.M. Cap. (68)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Corrientes (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Andrés Stanovnik, O.F.M. Cap. (68)Archbishop Andrés Stanovnik, O.F.M. Cap. (68)Permalink
(2007.09.27 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Corrientes (Argentina)

Hagan lo que Él les diga

Born:1949.12.15 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1978.09.02
Consecrated Bishop:2001.12.16

Bishop of Reconquista (Argentina) (2001.10.30 – 2007.09.27)

Secretary General of Latin American Episcopal Council (2004 – 2007.07.12)

Second Vice-President of Latin American Episcopal Council (2007.07.12 – 2011.05.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Corrientes (Argentina) (2007.09.27 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Orán (Argentina) (2017.08.01 – 2018.04.06)

Archbishop Domingo Salvador Castagna (87)Archbishop Domingo Salvador Castagna (87)Permalink
(1994.06.22 – 2007.09.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Corrientes (Argentina)

Reconciliatio et pax

Born:1931.01.12 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1955.12.04
Consecrated Bishop:1978.12.29

Titular Bishop of Germania in Numidia (1978.11.24 – 1984.08.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (1978.11.24 – 1984.08.28)

Bishop of San Nicolás de los Arroyos (Argentina) (1984.08.28 – 1994.06.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Corrientes (Argentina) (1994.06.22 – 2007.09.27)

Archbishop Fortunato Antonio RossiPermalink
(1983.11.26 – 1994.04.07)

Born:1919.01.09 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1942.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1961.10.22
Died:1999.08.21 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Dices (1961.07.24 – 1963.08.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Paraná (Argentina) (1961.07.24 – 1963.08.12)

Bishop of Venado Tuerto (Argentina) (1963.08.12 – 1977.11.11)

Bishop of San Nicolás de los Arroyos (Argentina) (1977.11.11 – 1983.11.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Corrientes (Argentina) (1983.11.26 – 1994.04.07)

Archbishop Jorge Manuel LópezPermalink
(1972.04.05 – 1983.01.19)

Hacer la verdad en la caridad

Born:1918.06.05 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1942.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1968.08.15
Died:2006.12.22 († 88)

Titular Bishop of Ausafa (1968.05.20 – 1972.04.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Rosario (Argentina) (1968.05.20 – 1972.04.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Corrientes (Argentina) (1972.04.05 – 1983.01.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rosario (Argentina) (1983.01.19 – 1993.11.20)

Archbishop Francisco VicentínPermalink
(1961.04.10 – 1972.04.05)

Caritas Christi urget nos

Born:1895.03.15 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1918.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1935.02.25
Died:1984.04.15 († 89)

Bishop of Corrientes (Argentina) (1934.09.13 – 1961.04.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Corrientes (Argentina) (1961.04.10 – 1972.04.05)

Bishops of Corrientes (Roman Rite)

Bishop Francisco Vicentín (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1934.09.13 – 1961.04.10)

(see above)

Bishop Luis María NiellaPermalink
(1911.02.03 – 1933.11.30)

Born:1854.04.24 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1879.02.02
Consecrated Bishop:1911.06.04
Died:1933.11.30 († 79)

Bishop of Corrientes (Argentina) (1911.02.03 – 1933.11.30)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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