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Diocese of

Salto

Uruguay Uruguay

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 49,295 km²

Population: 297,300 Catholics (80.6% of 368,900 total) (2018)

Statistics: 16 parishes, 231 missions, 30 priests (15 diocesan, 15 religious), 9 deacons, 69 lay religious (19 brothers, 50 sisters), 5 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Montevideo

Neighbouring Dioceses: Gualeguaychú (↙), Concordia (←), Goya (↖), Uruguaiana (↗), Tacuarembó (→), Florida (↘), San José de Mayo (↘), Mercedes (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Gualeguaychú (↙), Concordia (←), Goya (↖), Uruguaiana (↗), Tacuarembó (→), Florida (↘), San José de Mayo (↘), Mercedes (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2020.06.15 – ...):Bishop Arturo Eduardo Fajardo Bustamante (59)Bishop Arturo Eduardo Fajardo Bustamante (59)

President of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay

Ordinaries

Bishops of Salto (Roman Rite)

Bishop Arturo Eduardo Fajardo Bustamante (59)Bishop Arturo Eduardo Fajardo Bustamante (59)Permalink
(2020.06.15 – ...)

Bishop of Salto (Uruguay)
President of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay

Servidor de vuestra alegría

Born:1961.07.17 (Uruguay)
Ordained Priest:1988.05.08
Consecrated Bishop:2007.09.08

Bishop of San José de Mayo (Uruguay) (2007.06.27 – 2020.06.15)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay (2013.04.01 – 2019.04.01)

President of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay (2019.04.01 – ...)

Bishop of Salto (Uruguay) (2020.06.15 – ...)

Bishop Fernando Miguel Gil EisnerPermalink
(2018.07.24 – 2020.01.17)

Born:1953.05.08 (Montevideo, Uruguay)
Ordained Priest:1983.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:2018.09.23
Died:2020.01.17 († 66)

Bishop of Salto (Uruguay) (2018.07.24 – 2020.01.17)

Bishop Pablo Jaime Galimberti di Vietri (79)Bishop Pablo Jaime Galimberti di Vietri (79)Permalink
(2006.05.16 – 2018.07.24)

Bishop emeritus of Salto (Uruguay)

Mi fuerza en la debilidad

Born:1941.05.08 (Uruguay)
Ordained Priest:1971.05.29
Consecrated Bishop:1984.03.18

Bishop of San José de Mayo (Uruguay) (1983.12.12 – 2006.05.16)

President of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay (2004.07 – 2007.04)

Bishop of Salto (Uruguay) (2006.05.16 – 2018.07.24)

Bishop Daniel Gil Zorrilla, S.J.Permalink
(1989.03.08 – 2006.05.16)

Dar y comunicar

Born:1930.07.10 (Uruguay)
Ordained Priest:1964.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1983.04.10
Died:2008.09.07 († 78)

Bishop of Tacuarembó (Uruguay) (1983.01.28 – 1989.03.08)

Bishop of Salto (Uruguay) (1989.03.08 – 2006.05.16)

Bishop Marcelo Mendiharat PommiesPermalink
(1968.01.01 – 1989.03.08)

A Jesús por María

Born:1914.05.02 (France)
Ordained Priest:1945.07.22
Consecrated Bishop:1959.05.18
Died:2007.06.12 († 93)

Titular Bishop of Zerta (1959.02.03 – 1968.01.01)

Coadjutor Bishop of Salto (Uruguay) (1959.02.03 – 1968.01.01)

Bishop of Salto (Uruguay) (1968.01.01 – 1989.03.08)

Bishop Alfredo ViolaPermalink
(1940.05.20 – 1968.01.01)

Evangelizare pauperibus misit me

Born:1893.03.25 (Uruguay)
Ordained Priest:1916.04.22
Consecrated Bishop:1936.08.23
Died:1972.08.11 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Bitylius (1936.07.25 – 1940.05.20)

Coadjutor Bishop of Salto (Uruguay) (1936.07.25 – 1940.05.20)

Bishop of Salto (Uruguay) (1940.05.20 – 1968.01.01)

President of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay (1966 – 1967)

Titular Bishop of Badiæ (1968.01.01 – 1970.11.28)

Bishop Tomás Gregorio CamachoPermalink
(1919.07.03 – 1940.05.20)

Born:1868.02.16 (Uruguay)
Died:1940.05.20 († 72)

Bishop of Salto (Uruguay) (1919.07.03 – 1940.05.20)

Former Prelates


as of 2020.12.31

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