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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 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 (79)Bishop Francisco Polti Santillán (79)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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