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Diocese of

Merlo–Moreno

Argentina Argentina

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Merlo–Moreno / Merlen(sis)–Morenen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Mercedes–Luján

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Mercedes–Luján (←), Zárate–Campana (↑), San Miguel (↗), Morón (→), Gregorio de Laferrere (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Auxiliary Bishop (2016.09.19 – ...):Bishop Oscar Eduardo Miñarro (62)Bishop Oscar Eduardo Miñarro (62)

Titular Bishop of Anzio

Ordinaries

Bishops of Merlo–Moreno (Roman Rite)

Bishop Fernando Carlos MalettiPermalink
(2013.05.06 – 2022.03.08)

Consuelen a mi pueblo

Born:1949.03.17 (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1973.11.24
Consecrated Bishop:2001.09.18
Died:2022.03.08 (Buenos Aires, Argentina † 72)

Bishop of San Carlos de Bariloche (Argentina) (2001.07.20 – 2013.05.06)

Bishop of Merlo–Moreno (Argentina) (2013.05.06 – 2022.03.08)

Bishop Alcides Jorge Pedro Casaretto (85)Bishop Alcides Jorge Pedro Casaretto (85)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2012.06.26 – 2013.05.06)

Bishop Fernando María Bargalló (67)Bishop Fernando María Bargalló (67)Permalink
(1997.05.13 – 2012.06.26)

Bishop emeritus of Merlo–Moreno (Argentina)

Born:1954.12.18 (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1978.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1994.05.31

Titular Bishop of Hirina (1994.04.27 – 1997.05.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Morón (Argentina) (1994.04.27 – 1997.05.13)

Bishop of Merlo–Moreno (Argentina) (1997.05.13 – 2012.06.26)

Contact Info

Address: Bernardino Rivadavia 694, B1744BUN, Moreno, Argentina

Phone: (0237) 4623731

Statistics

Area: 356 km²

Population: 944,120 Catholics (80.0% of 1,180,000 total) (2020)

Statistics: 42 parishes, 150 missions, 44 priests (30 diocesan, 14 religious), 36 deacons, 142 lay religious (50 brothers, 92 sisters), 7 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe (December 12)

History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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