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Diocese of

Canelones

Uruguay Uruguay

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 4,532 km²

Population: 395,000 Catholics (77.9% of 506,900 total) (2020)

Statistics: 34 parishes, 1 mission, 55 priests (25 diocesan, 30 religious), 11 deacons, 168 lay religious (34 brothers, 134 sisters), 3 seminarians (2020)

Ecclesiastical Province: Montevideo

Neighbouring Dioceses: San José de Mayo (←), Florida (↑), Maldonado–Punta del Este–Minas (↘), Montevideo (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (33)

San José de Mayo (←), Florida (↑), Maldonado–Punta del Este–Minas (↘), Montevideo (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.03.19 – ...):Bishop Heriberto Andrés Bodeant Fernández (66)Bishop Heriberto Andrés Bodeant Fernández (66)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay

Auxiliary Bishop (2002.06.15 – ...):Bishop Leopoldo Hermes Garin Bruzzone (74)Bishop Leopoldo Hermes Garin Bruzzone (74)

Titular Bishop of Benepota

Ordinaries

Bishops of Canelones (Roman Rite)

Bishop Heriberto Andrés Bodeant Fernández (66)Bishop Heriberto Andrés Bodeant Fernández (66)Permalink
(2021.03.19 – ...)

Bishop of Canelones (Uruguay)
General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay

Nada es imposible para Dios

Born:1955.06.15 (Uruguay)
Ordained Priest:1986.09.27
Consecrated Bishop:2003.09.27

Titular Bishop of Ampora (2003.06.28 – 2009.06.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Salto (Uruguay) (2003.06.28 – 2009.06.13)

Bishop of Melo (Uruguay) (2009.06.13 – 2021.03.19)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay (2013.01 – 2016.04.01)

Bishop of Canelones (Uruguay) (2021.03.19 – ...)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay (2021.11.16 [2022.04.01] – ...)

Bishop Alberto Francisco María Sanguinetti Montero (76)Bishop Alberto Francisco María Sanguinetti Montero (76)Permalink
(2010.02.23 – 2021.03.19)

Bishop emeritus of Canelones (Uruguay)

Amicus sponsi / Anunciaré tu nombre a mis hermanos

Born:1945.10.10 (Uruguay)
Ordained Priest:1973.05.18
Consecrated Bishop:2010.03.20

Bishop of Canelones (Uruguay) (2010.02.23 – 2021.03.19)

Bishop Orlando Romero Cabrera (88)Bishop Orlando Romero Cabrera (88)Permalink
(1994.10.25 – 2010.02.23)

Bishop emeritus of Canelones (Uruguay)

Born:1933.12.21 (Uruguay)
Ordained Priest:1957.12.15
Consecrated Bishop:1986.07.13

Titular Bishop of Gubaliana (1986.05.26 – 1994.10.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Montevideo (Uruguay) (1986.05.26 – 1994.10.25)

President of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay (1994 – 1997)

Bishop of Canelones (Uruguay) (1994.10.25 – 2010.02.23)

Bishop Orestes Santiago Nuti Sanguinetti, S.D.B.Permalink
(1962.01.02 – 1994.10.25)

Hacia praderas ubérrimas

Born:1919.10.15 (Uruguay)
Ordained Priest:1946.12.01
Consecrated Bishop:1960.08.21
Died:1999.11.02 († 80)

Bishop of Melo (Uruguay) (1960.07.09 – 1962.01.02)

Bishop of Canelones (Uruguay) (1962.01.02 – 1994.10.25)

President of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay (1988 – 1991)


as of 2022.05.11

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