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Diocese of

Mercedes

Uruguay Uruguay

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 15,000 km²

Population: 181,000 Catholics (81.7% of 221,450 total) (2020)

Statistics: 16 parishes, 1 mission, 17 priests (10 diocesan, 7 religious), 17 deacons, 36 lay religious (7 brothers, 29 sisters), 2 seminarians (2020)

Ecclesiastical Province: Montevideo

Neighbouring Dioceses: Buenos Aires (↙), San Isidro (↙), Gualeguaychú (←), Salto (↑), San José de Mayo (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Address: Wilson Ferreira Aldunate 669, 75000 Mercedes, Uruguay

History


Special Churches

Buenos Aires (↙), San Isidro (↙), Gualeguaychú (←), Salto (↑), San José de Mayo (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (1995.02.14 – ...):Bishop Carlos María Collazzi Irazábal, S.D.B. (74)Bishop Carlos María Collazzi Irazábal, S.D.B. (74)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mercedes (Roman Rite)

Bishop Carlos María Collazzi Irazábal, S.D.B. (74)Bishop Carlos María Collazzi Irazábal, S.D.B. (74)Permalink
(1995.02.14 – ...)

Bishop of Mercedes (Uruguay)

Born:1947.09.20 (Uruguay)
Ordained Priest:1980.10.04
Consecrated Bishop:1995.03.26

Bishop of Mercedes (Uruguay) (1995.02.14 – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay (2000 – 2004)

President of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay (2007.04 – 2013.04.01)

First Vice-President of Latin American Episcopal Council (2015.05.13 – 2019.05.15)

President of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay (2016.04.01 – 2019.04.01)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay (2019.04.01 – 2022.04.01)

Bishop Andrés María Rubio Garcia, S.D.B.Permalink
(1975.05.22 – 1995.02.14)

Born:1924.06.01 (Uruguay)
Ordained Priest:1949.09.11
Consecrated Bishop:1968.06.29
Died:2006.04.19 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Fordongianus (1968.05.18 – 1975.05.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Montevideo (Uruguay) (1968.05.18 – 1975.05.22)

Bishop of Mercedes (Uruguay) (1975.05.22 – 1995.02.14)

Bishop Enrico Lorenzo Cabrera UrdangarinPermalink
(1960.12.31 – 1974.05.23)

Born:1900.08.10 (Uruguay)
Ordained Priest:1925.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1961.02.11
Died:1974.05.23 († 73)

Bishop of Mercedes (Uruguay) (1960.12.31 – 1974.05.23)

Former Prelates


as of 2022.05.10

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