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Diocese of

Formosa

Argentina Argentina

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Formosa / Formosæ (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Resistencia

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (30)

San Roque de Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña (↙), Orán (↖), Pilcomayo (↖), Benjamín Aceval (↑), Asunción (↗), San Lorenzo (→), San Juan Bautista (→), Resistencia (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (1998.01.14 – ...):Bishop José Vicente Conejero Gallego (71)Bishop José Vicente Conejero Gallego (71)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Formosa (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Vicente Conejero Gallego (71)Bishop José Vicente Conejero Gallego (71)Permalink
(1998.01.14 – ...)

Bishop of Formosa (Argentina)

Solo tu Señor

Born:1951.04.05 (Plasencia, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1975.06.20
Consecrated Bishop:1997.03.19

Coadjutor Bishop of Formosa (Argentina) (1996.12.05 – 1998.01.14)

Bishop of Formosa (Argentina) (1998.01.14 – ...)

Bishop Dante Carlos SandrelliPermalink
(1978.03.31 – 1998.01.14)

Born:1922.06.06 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1947.07.27
Consecrated Bishop:1976.04.25
Died:2002.12.07 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Germania in Dacia (1976.01.02 – 1978.03.31)

Auxiliary Bishop of Formosa (Argentina) (1976.01.02 – 1978.03.31)

Bishop of Formosa (Argentina) (1978.03.31 – 1998.01.14)

Bishop Raúl Marcelo Pacífico Scozzina, O.F.M.Permalink
(1957.05.07 – 1978.03.31)

Born:1921.08.14 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1944.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1957.07.21
Died:2011.06.11 († 89)

Bishop of Formosa (Argentina) (1957.05.07 – 1978.03.31)

Former Prelates

Contact Info

Address: España 975, P3600FFS, Formosa, Argentina

Phone: (03717) 430814

Website: Link

Statistics

Area: 72,066 km²

Population: 484,154 Catholics (80.0% of 605,193 total) (2020)

Statistics: 30 parishes, 46 priests (34 diocesan, 12 religious), 32 deacons, 78 lay religious (13 brothers, 65 sisters), 10 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Santísima Virgen Nuestra Señora del Carmen (July 16)

History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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