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Diocese of Comodoro Rivadavia

Dioecesis Rivadaviae



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Bishop(s)

  • Joaquín Gimeno Lahoz, Bishop
  • Fernando Martín Croxatto, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Pedro Luis Ronchino, S.D.B., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 11 February 1957
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bahía Blanca
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Argentina
  • Square Kilometers: 234,000 (90,382 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, C.C. 30, Rivadavia 750, U9000AKW Comodoro Rivadavia [Chubut], Argentina
  • Telephone: (0297)447.26.47
  • Fax: 447.66.62

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 February 1957ErectedDiocese of Viedma Diocese of Comodoro Rivadavia (erected)
10 April 1961Territory LostDiocese of Comodoro Rivadavia Diocese of Río Gallegos (erected)
14 March 2009Territory LostDiocese of Comodoro Rivadavia Territorial Prelature of Esquel (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1964170,000185,00091.9%533384,473435617ap1967
1970123,000170,00072.4%1332452,733354314ap1971
1976176,000195,00090.3%938473,7441415219ap1977
1980188,000220,00085.5%1237493,8361394419ap1981
1990300,000350,00085.7%2024446,818284922ap1991
1999327,000387,00084.5%2821496,673247626ap2000
2000300,000356,58784.1%2722496,122288828ap2001
2001330,000390,00084.6%2422467,173268730ap2002
2002345,000412,91283.6%2618447,840228532ap2003
2003345,900412,91283.8%2618447,861228333ap2004
2004345,000412,91283.6%2516418,414198133ap2005
2006353,000422,00083.6%2514399,051177833ap2007

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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