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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Puerto Montt

Chile Chile

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 17,664 km²

Population: 290,210 Catholics (71.6% of 405,208 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Osorno, Punta Arenas, San Carlos de Ancud

Neighbouring Dioceses: Osorno (↑), San Carlos de Bariloche (→), Esquel (↘), San Carlos de Ancud (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora del Carmen

Statistics: 32 parishes, 2 missions, 43 priests (29 diocesan, 14 religious), 31 deacons, 70 lay religious (15 brothers, 55 sisters), 2 seminarians (2015)

Address: Benavente 385 piso 2, Puerto Montt, Chile

Phone: 65-252215

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Osorno (↑), San Carlos de Bariloche (→), Esquel (↘), San Carlos de Ancud (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2018.06.11 – ...):Fr. Ricardo Basilio Morales Galindo, O. de M.Fr. Ricardo Basilio Morales Galindo, O. de M.

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Puerto Montt (Roman Rite)

Fr. Ricardo Basilio Morales Galindo, O. de M.Fr. Ricardo Basilio Morales Galindo, O. de M.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2018.06.11 – ...)

Archbishop Cristián Caro Cordero (75)Archbishop Cristián Caro Cordero (75)Permalink
(2001.02.27 – 2018.06.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Puerto Montt (Chile)

La primacía de Cristo en todo

Born:1943.02.16 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1973.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1991.04.14

Titular Bishop of Arcavica (1991.03.12 – 2001.02.27)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (1991.03.12 – 2001.02.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Puerto Montt (Chile) (2001.02.27 – 2018.06.11)

Archbishop Savino Bernardo Maria Cazzaro Bertollo, O.S.M.Permalink
(1988.02.08 – 2001.02.27)

Born:1924.11.28 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1949.04.16
Consecrated Bishop:1964.02.13
Died:2017.08.13 († 92)

Titular Bishop of Pyrgos (1963.12.10 – 1988.02.08)

Vicar Apostolic of Aysén (Chile) (1963.12.10 – 1988.02.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Puerto Montt (Chile) (1988.02.08 – 2001.02.27)

Archbishop Eladio Vicuña AránguizPermalink
(1974.07.16 – 1987.05.13)

Gressus meos dirige

Born:1911.06.02 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1934.09.22
Consecrated Bishop:1955.10.18
Died:2008.06.29 († 97)

Bishop of Chillán (Chile) (1955.08.28 – 1974.07.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Puerto Montt (Chile) (1974.07.16 – 1987.05.13)

Bishop Jorge Maria Hourton PoissonPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1970 – 1974.02.18)

Archbishop Alberto Rencoret DonosoPermalink
(1963.05.10 – 1970.05.18)

Ave crux spes unica

Born:1907.11.12 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1939.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1958.06.18
Died:1978.07.25 († 70)

Bishop of Puerto Montt (Chile) (1958.03.21 – 1963.05.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Puerto Montt (Chile) (1963.05.10 – 1970.05.18)

Titular Archbishop of Sila (1970.05.18 – 1976.02.26)

Bishops of Puerto Montt (Roman Rite)

Bishop Alberto Rencoret Donoso (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1958.03.21 – 1963.05.10)

(see above)

Bishop Ramón Munita EyzaguirrePermalink
(1939.04.29 – 1957.11.23)

In nomine tuo laxabo rete

Born:1901.08.18 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1924.04.05
Consecrated Bishop:1934.04.01
Died:1992.06.18 († 90)

Bishop of San Carlos de Ancud (Chile) (1934.01.22 – 1939.04.29)

Bishop of Puerto Montt (Chile) (1939.04.29 – 1957.11.23)

Bishop of San Felipe (Chile) (1957.11.23 – 1963.04.23)

Titular Bishop of Maximiana in Numidia (1963.04.23 – 1970.12.22)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.10.16

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