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Diocese of

Santiago del Estero

Argentina Argentina

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 72,273 km²

Population: 669,453 Catholics (90.0% of 743,836 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tucumán

Neighbouring Dioceses: Catamarca (←), Concepción (←), Tucumán (↖), Salta (↑), Añatuya (→), Rafaela (↘), Deán Funes (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Santiago Apóstol (July 25), Nuestra Señora de la Consolación de Sumampa (November 23)

Statistics: 45 parishes, 64 priests (40 diocesan, 24 religious), 11 deacons, 66 lay religious (27 brothers, 39 sisters), 12 seminarians (2015)

Address: Av. Manuel Belgrano (Sur) 450, G4200AAR, Santiago del Estero, Argentina

Phone: (0385) 4211260

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.12.23 – ...):Bishop Vicente Bokalic Iglic, C.M. (65)Bishop Vicente Bokalic Iglic, C.M. (65)
Auxiliary Bishop (2017.06.19 – ...):Bishop Enrique Alberto Martínez Ossola (65)Bishop-elect Enrique Alberto Martínez Ossola (65)

Titular Bishop of Acquapendente

Ordinaries

Bishops of Santiago del Estero (Roman Rite)

Bishop Vicente Bokalic Iglic, C.M. (65)Bishop Vicente Bokalic Iglic, C.M. (65)Permalink
(2013.12.23 – ...)

Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina)

Me envió a evangelizar a los pobres

Born:1952.06.11 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1978.04.11
Consecrated Bishop:2010.05.29

Titular Bishop of Summa (2010.03.15 – 2013.12.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (2010.03.15 – 2013.12.23)

Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) (2013.12.23 – ...)

Bishop Francisco Polti Santillán (78)Bishop Francisco Polti Santillán (78)Permalink
(2006.05.17 – 2013.12.23)

Bishop emeritus of Santiago del Estero (Argentina)

A Jesús por María

Born:1938.11.17 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1963.08.11
Consecrated Bishop:1994.08.22

Bishop of Santo Tomé (Argentina) (1994.07.13 – 2006.05.17)

Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) (2006.05.17 – 2013.12.23)

Bishop Juan Carlos MaccaronePermalink
(1999.02.18 – 2005.08.19)

Paz y misericordia

Born:1940.10.19 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1968.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1993.04.21
Died:2015.03.29 († 74)

Titular Bishop of Mauriana (1993.01.30 – 1996.07.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (1993.01.30 – 1996.07.03)

Bishop of Chascomús (Argentina) (1996.07.03 – 1999.02.18)

Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) (1999.02.18 – 2005.08.19)

Bishop Gerardo Eusebio SueldoPermalink
(1994.11.23 – 1998.09.04)

Aquí estoy para hacer tu voluntad

Born:1936.08.21 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1961.07.09
Consecrated Bishop:1982.07.03
Died:1998.09.04 († 62)

Bishop of Orán (Argentina) (1982.04.30 – 1993.05.15)

Coadjutor Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) (1993.05.15 – 1994.11.23)

Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) (1994.11.23 – 1998.09.04)

Bishop Manuel GuiraoPermalink
(1981.01.20 – 1994.11.23)

Ignis caritas

Born:1919.06.04 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1943.12.05
Consecrated Bishop:1970.12.08
Died:2005.01.02 († 85)

Bishop of Orán (Argentina) (1970.10.31 – 1981.01.20)

Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) (1981.01.20 – 1994.11.23)

Bishop Manuel TatoPermalink
(1961.07.11 – 1980.08.12)

Born:1907.03.05 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1929.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1949.03.27
Died:1980.08.12 († 73)

Titular Bishop of Aulon (1948.11.13 – 1961.07.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (1948.11.13 – 1961.07.11)

Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) (1961.07.11 – 1980.08.12)

Bishop José Weimann, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1940.08.01 – 1961.03.31)

Born:1892.04.06
Ordained Priest:1917.08.10
Consecrated Bishop:1940.09.08
Died:1961.03.31 († 68)

Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) (1940.08.01 – 1961.03.31)

Bishop Audino Rodríguez y Olmos (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1927.07.07 – 1939.11.03)

Born:1888.09.21 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1912.10.30
Consecrated Bishop:1927.10.16
Died:1965.08.03 († 76)

Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) (1927.07.07 – 1939.11.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of San Juan de Cuyo (Argentina) (1939.11.03 – 1965.08.03)

Bishop Juan Martín Yáñez y PazPermalink
(1910.02.07 – 1926.04.06)

Born:1840.10.23 (Argentina)
Consecrated Bishop:1910.05.08
Died:1926.04.06 († 85)

Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) (1910.02.07 – 1926.04.06)

Bishop Juan Manuel Mercadillo, O.P.Permalink
(1694.11.08 – 1697.11.28)

Born:1643
Consecrated Bishop:1695.11
Died:1704.07.17 († 61)

Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) (1694.11.08 – 1697.11.28)

Bishop of Córdoba (Argentina) ([1694.08.07] 1697.11.28 – 1704.07.17)

Bishop Juan Bravo Dávila y CartagenaPermalink
(1687.11.24 – 1691.12.04)

Born:1629.08.22
Consecrated Bishop:1688.11.21
Died:1691.12.04 († 62)

Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) ([1687.08.29] 1687.11.24 – 1691.12.04)

Bishop Nicolás de Ulloa y Hurtado de Mendoza, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1679.11.27 – 1686.09.19)

Consecrated Bishop:1679.09.08
Died:1686.09.19

Titular Bishop of Anastasiopolis (1677.02.08 – 1679.11.27)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lima (Peru) ([1676.06.09] 1677.02.08 – 1679.11.27)

Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) (1679.11.27 – 1686.09.19)

Bishop Francisco de BorjaPermalink
(1668.09.17 – 1679.09.04)

Born:1629 (Colombia)
Consecrated Bishop:1671
Died:1689.04.13 († 60)

Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) ([1668.02.08] 1668.09.17 – 1679.09.04)

Bishop of Trujillo (Peru) (1679.09.04 – 1689.04.13)

Bishop Melchor Maldonado y Saavedra, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1632.03.08 – 1662.02.11)

Born:1588
Consecrated Bishop:1633
Died:1662.02.11 († 74)

Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) ([1631.09.20] 1632.03.08 – 1662.02.11)

Bishop Tomás de la Torre Gibaja, O.P.Permalink
(1628.12.11 – 1630.07.17)

Born:1570 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1621.08.15
Died:1630.07.17 († 60)

Bishop of Paraguay (Paraguay) (1620.03.30 – 1628.12.11)

Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) (1628.12.11 – 1630.07.17)

Bishop Julián de Cortázar (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1617.04.10 – 1625.04.07)

Born:1576.01.07 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1618.12.25
Died:1630.10.31 († 54)

Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) (1617.04.10 – 1625.04.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada (Colombia) (1625.04.07 – 1630.10.31)

Bishop Fernando Trexo y Senabria, O.F.M.Permalink
(1594.03.28 – 1614.12.24)

Born:1547 (Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1576
Consecrated Bishop:1595.05.16
Died:1614.12.24 († 67)

Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) (1594.03.28 – 1614.12.24)

Bishop Francisco de Vitoria, O.P.Permalink
(1578.01.13 – 1592)

Consecrated Bishop:1578.11.18
Died:1592

Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) (1578.01.13 – 1592)

Bishop Jerónimo Albornoz, O.F.M.Permalink
(1570.08.27 – 1574.10.27)

Born:1530 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1571.07.22
Died:1574.10.27 († 44)

Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) (1570.08.27 – 1574.10.27)

Former Prelates


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