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Diocese of

Lomas de Zamora

Argentina Argentina

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 1,352 km²

Population: 2,090,600 Catholics (80.1% of 2,609,960 total) (2017)

Statistics: 60 parishes, 225 missions, 124 priests (69 diocesan, 55 religious), 76 deacons, 377 lay religious (93 brothers, 284 sisters), 17 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Buenos Aires

Neighbouring Dioceses: Gregorio de Laferrere (←), San Justo (↖), Buenos Aires (↑), Avellaneda–Lanús (↗), Quilmes (→), Chascomús (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora de la Paz (01.24, 2° domingo de septiembre)

Address: Portela 433, B1832HXI, Lomas de Zamora, Argentina

Phone: (011) 4244-5253

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History


Special Churches

Gregorio de Laferrere (←), San Justo (↖), Buenos Aires (↑), Avellaneda–Lanús (↗), Quilmes (→), Chascomús (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.10.14 – ...):Bishop Jorge Rubén Lugones, S.J. (67)Bishop Jorge Rubén Lugones, S.J. (67)
Auxiliary Bishop (2014.11.21 – ...):Bishop Jorge Martín Torres Carbonell (65)Bishop Jorge Martín Torres Carbonell (65)

Titular Bishop of Aquæ in Byzacena

Auxiliary Bishop (2019.11.26 – ...):Bishop Ignacio Damián Medina (52)Bishop-elect Ignacio Damián Medina (52)

Titular Bishop of Nepte

Ordinaries

Bishops of Lomas de Zamora (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jorge Rubén Lugones, S.J. (67)Bishop Jorge Rubén Lugones, S.J. (67)Permalink
(2008.10.14 – ...)

Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina)

A mayor gloria de Dios

Born:1952.07.31 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1988.12.03
Consecrated Bishop:1999.07.30

Bishop of Orán (Argentina) (1999.06.02 – 2008.10.14)

Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (2008.10.14 – ...)

Archbishop Agustín Roberto Radrizzani, S.D.B. (75)Bishop Agustín Roberto Radrizzani, S.D.B. (75) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2001.04.24 – 2007.12.27)

Archbishop emeritus of Mercedes–Luján (Argentina)

Hemos creido en el amor

Born:1944.09.22 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1972.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:1991.06.20

Bishop of Neuquén (Argentina) (1991.05.14 – 2001.04.24)

Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (2001.04.24 – 2007.12.27)

Archbishop of Mercedes–Luján (Argentina) (2007.12.27 – 2019.10.04)

Bishop Desiderio Elso CollinoPermalink
(1972.11.07 – 2001.04.24)

Born:1926.03.21 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1953.04.04
Consecrated Bishop:1972.02.13
Died:2002.10.04 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Capo della Foresta (1972.01.21 – 1972.11.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Rosario (Argentina) (1972.01.21 – 1972.11.07)

Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (1972.11.07 – 2001.04.24)

Bishop Alejandro SchellPermalink
(1963.04.10 – 1972.09.07)

Born:1897.10.09 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1922.12.13
Consecrated Bishop:1958.04.20
Died:1972.09.07 († 74)

Titular Bishop of Birtha (1958.02.14 – 1963.04.10)

Coadjutor Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (1958.02.14 – 1963.04.10)

Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (1963.04.10 – 1972.09.07)

Bishop Filemón CastellanoPermalink
(1957.03.13 – 1963.04.10)

Born:1908.04.30 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1930.09.14
Consecrated Bishop:1957.05.19
Died:1980.09.27 († 72)

Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (1957.03.13 – 1963.04.10)

Titular Bishop of Hadrianopolis in Pisidia (1963.04.10 – 1970.12.20)

Former Prelates


as of 2020.02.13

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