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Diocese of

Formosa

Argentina Argentina

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 72,066 km²

Population: 472,067 Catholics (85.1% of 554,956 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Resistencia

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

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

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

Statistics: 30 parishes, 2 missions, 40 priests (26 diocesan, 14 religious), 24 deacons, 93 lay religious (26 brothers, 67 sisters), 20 seminarians (2015)

Address: España 975, P3600FFS, Formosa, Argentina

Phone: (03717) 430814

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

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 (67)Bishop José Vicente Conejero Gallego (67)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Formosa (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Vicente Conejero Gallego (67)Bishop José Vicente Conejero Gallego (67)Permalink
(1998.01.14 – ...)

Bishop of Formosa (Argentina)

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Born:1951.04.05 (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


as of 2018.04.08

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