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Diocese of

Río Gallegos

Argentina Argentina, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Río Gallegos / Rivogallæcen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bahía Blanca

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (33)

Punta Arenas (↙), Aysén (↖), Comodoro Rivadavia (↑), Falkland Islands (→)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.01.03 – ...):Bishop Jorge Ignacio García Cuerva (54)Bishop Jorge Ignacio García Cuerva (54)
Auxiliary Bishop (2022.05.21 – ...):Bishop Fabián González Balsa (54)Bishop Fabián González Balsa (54)

Titular Bishop of Masclianæ

Ordinaries

Bishops of Río Gallegos (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jorge Ignacio García Cuerva (54)Bishop Jorge Ignacio García Cuerva (54)
(2019.01.03 – ...)

Bishop of Río Gallegos (Argentina)

Born:1968.04.12 (Río Gallegos, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1997.10.24
Consecrated Bishop:2018.03.03

Titular Bishop of Lacubaza (2017.11.20 – 2019.01.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (2017.11.20 – 2019.01.03)

Bishop of Río Gallegos (Argentina) (2019.01.03 – ...)

Bishop Miguel Ángel D’Annibale
(2013.02.21 – 2018.06.15)

Como el Padre me envió, Yo los envío

Born:1959.03.27 (Florida, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1985.12.06
Consecrated Bishop:2011.04.29
Died:2020.04.14 (Buenos Aires, Argentina † 61)

Titular Bishop of Nasai (2011.02.19 – 2013.02.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Río Gallegos (Argentina) (2011.02.19 – 2013.02.21)

Bishop of Río Gallegos (Argentina) (2013.02.21 – 2018.06.15)

Bishop of San Martín (Argentina) (2018.06.15 – 2020.04.14)

Bishop Juan Carlos Romanín, S.D.B. (68)Bishop Juan Carlos Romanín, S.D.B. (68)
(2005.10.25 – 2012.04.18)

Bishop emeritus of Río Gallegos (Argentina)

Señor, tú lo sabes todo, sabes que te quiero

Born:1954.11.04 (Sarandi, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1981.10.24
Consecrated Bishop:2005.12.17

Bishop of Río Gallegos (Argentina) (2005.10.25 – 2012.04.18)

Bishop Alejandro Antonio Buccolini, S.D.B.
(1992.07.11 – 2005.10.25)

Born:1930.01.18 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1957.11.24
Consecrated Bishop:1992.09.26
Died:2014.06.06 († 84)

Bishop of Río Gallegos (Argentina) (1992.07.11 – 2005.10.25)

Bishop Miguel Angel Alemán Eslava, S.D.B.
(1975.04.05 – 1992.03.11)

Justicia y paz

Born:1922.10.02 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1950.10.26
Consecrated Bishop:1968.06.29
Died:1992.03.11 († 69)

Titular Bishop of Puppi (1968.04.08 – 1975.04.05)

Apostolic Administrator of Viedma (Argentina) (1968.04.08 – 1975.04.05)

Bishop of Río Gallegos (Argentina) (1975.04.05 – 1992.03.11)

Bishop Mauricio Eugenio Magliano, S.D.B.
(1961.06.12 – 1974.05.31)

In cruce salus

Born:1920.01.22 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1948.09.28
Consecrated Bishop:1961.09.10
Died:1974.05.31 († 54)

Bishop of Río Gallegos (Argentina) (1961.06.12 – 1974.05.31)

Former Prelates

Contact Info

Address: Errázuriz 53, Z9400HYA, Río Gallegos, Argentina

Phone: (02966) 422325

Website:

Statistics

Area: 265,214 km²

Population: 235,400 Catholics (69.8% of 337,300 total) (2020)

Statistics: 31 parishes, 40 missions, 35 priests (25 diocesan, 10 religious), 17 deacons, 42 lay religious (11 brothers, 31 sisters), 2 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint John Bosco (January 31)

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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