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Diocese of

Neuquén

Argentina Argentina

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 94,078 km²

Population: 478,434 Catholics (75.0% of 637,913 total) (2017)

Statistics: 53 parishes, 225 missions, 55 priests (33 diocesan, 22 religious), 22 deacons, 99 lay religious (29 brothers, 70 sisters), 6 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Mendoza

Neighbouring Dioceses: Osorno (↙), Valdivia (↙), Villarrica (↙), Temuco (←), Santa María de los Ángeles (←), Concepción (↖), San Bartolomé de Chillán (↖), Linares (↖), San Rafael (↑), Alto Valle del Río Negro (→), San Carlos de Bariloche (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: San Francisco de Sales (January 24), María Auxiliadora (May 24)

Address: Av. Argentina 110, Q8300AYO, Neuquén, Argentina

Phone: (0299) 4422866

History


Special Churches

Osorno (↙), Valdivia (↙), Villarrica (↙), Temuco (←), Santa María de los Ángeles (←), Concepción (↖), San Bartolomé de Chillán (↖), Linares (↖), San Rafael (↑), Alto Valle del Río Negro (→), San Carlos de Bariloche (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.08.03 – ...):Bishop Fernando Martín Croxatto (63)Bishop Fernando Martín Croxatto (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Neuquén (Roman Rite)

Bishop Fernando Martín Croxatto (63)Bishop Fernando Martín Croxatto (63)Permalink
(2017.08.03 – ...)

Bishop of Neuquén (Argentina)

Por Cristo, con él y en él

Born:1956.09.25 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1986.12.06
Consecrated Bishop:2014.05.17

Titular Bishop of Fissiana (2014.03.13 – 2017.08.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia (Argentina) (2014.03.13 – 2017.08.03)

Bishop of Neuquén (Argentina) (2017.08.03 – ...)

Bishop Virginio Domingo Bressanelli, S.C.I. (77)Bishop Virginio Domingo Bressanelli, S.C.I. (77)Permalink
(2011.11.08 – 2017.08.03)

Bishop emeritus of Neuquén (Argentina)

Aquí estoy, oh dios, para hacer tu voluntad

Born:1942.05.01 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1966.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:2005.05.13

Superior General of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart (Dehonians) (1991.05.24 – 2003.05.27)

Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia (Argentina) (2005.02.19 – 2010.02.10)

Coadjutor Bishop of Neuquén (Argentina) (2010.02.10 – 2011.11.08)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Argentina (2011.11.08 – 2014.11.11)

Bishop of Neuquén (Argentina) (2011.11.08 – 2017.08.03)

Bishop Marcelo Angiolo Melani, S.D.B. (81)Bishop Marcelo Angiolo Melani, S.D.B. (81)Permalink
(2002.01.09 – 2011.11.08)

Bishop emeritus of Neuquén (Argentina)

No para ser servido, sino para servir

Born:1938.09.15 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1970.03.21
Consecrated Bishop:1993.09.18

Coadjutor Bishop of Viedma (Argentina) (1993.07.22 – 1995.06.28)

Bishop of Viedma (Argentina) (1995.06.28 – 2002.01.09)

Bishop of Neuquén (Argentina) (2002.01.09 – 2011.11.08)

Apostolic Administrator of Viedma (Argentina) (2002.04.06 – 2002.04.30)

Archbishop Agustín Roberto Radrizzani, S.D.B. (75)Bishop Agustín Roberto Radrizzani, S.D.B. (75) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1991.05.14 – 2001.04.24)

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 Jaime Francisco de Nevares, S.D.B.Permalink
(1961.06.12 – 1991.05.14)

El amor de Cristo nos apura

Born:1915.01.29 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1951.11.25
Consecrated Bishop:1961.08.20
Died:1995.05.19 († 80)

Bishop of Neuquén (Argentina) (1961.06.12 – 1991.05.14)

Former Prelates


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