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Diocese of

Posadas

Argentina Argentina

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 6,426 km²

Population: 469,534 Catholics (75.2% of 624,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Corrientes

Neighbouring Dioceses: Santo Tomé (↙), Encarnación (↑), Puerto Iguazú (↗), Oberá (→), Uruguaiana (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora de ltatí (July 9), San Ignacio de Loyola (July 31), San Roque González de Santa Cruz y compañeros mártires (November 17)

Statistics: 34 parishes, 242 missions, 64 priests (38 diocesan, 26 religious), 33 deacons, 105 lay religious (30 brothers, 75 sisters), 23 seminarians (2015)

Address: Félix de Azara 1604, N3300LQJ, Posadas, Argentina

Phone: (03752) 423221

History


Special Churches

Santo Tomé (↙), Encarnación (↑), Puerto Iguazú (↗), Oberá (→), Uruguaiana (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2000.11.25 – ...):Bishop Juan Rubén Martínez (65)Bishop Juan Rubén Martínez (65)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Posadas (Roman Rite)

Bishop Juan Rubén Martínez (65)Bishop Juan Rubén Martínez (65)Permalink
(2000.11.25 – ...)

Bishop of Posadas (Argentina)

Predicando a Cristo crucificado

Born:1953.01.20 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1979.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1994.03.19

Bishop of Reconquista (Argentina) (1994.02.12 – 2000.11.25)

Bishop of Posadas (Argentina) (2000.11.25 – ...)

Archbishop Alfonso Rogelio Delgado Evers (76)Bishop Alfonso Rogelio Delgado Evers (76) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1994.02.25 – 2000.03.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of San Juan de Cuyo (Argentina)

Ut eatis

Born:1942.06.21 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1970.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:1986.04.25

Bishop of Santo Tomé (Argentina) (1986.03.20 – 1994.02.25)

Bishop of Posadas (Argentina) (1994.02.25 – 2000.03.29)

Pontifical Delegate for Institute of the Incarnate Word (1999 – 2001)

Metropolitan Archbishop of San Juan de Cuyo (Argentina) (2000.03.29 – 2017.06.17)

Bishop Carmelo Juan Giaquinta (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1986.06.16 – 1993.03.22)

Toda lengua proclame: Jesús es el Señor

Born:1930.06.22 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1953.04.04
Consecrated Bishop:1980.05.30
Died:2011.06.22 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Zama minor (1980.03.11 – 1986.06.16)

Auxiliary Bishop of Viedma (Argentina) (1980.03.11 – 1986.06.16)

Bishop of Posadas (Argentina) (1986.06.16 – 1993.03.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Resistencia (Argentina) (1993.03.22 – 2005.04.01)

Bishop Jorge Kémérer, S.V.D.Permalink
(1957.03.13 – 1986.06.16)

Que todos sean uno

Born:1908.09.13 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1932.10.30
Consecrated Bishop:1957.06.08
Died:1998.06.26 († 89)

Bishop of Posadas (Argentina) (1957.03.13 – 1986.06.16)


as of 2018.11.07

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