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Archdiocese of Mendoza

Archidioecesis Mendozensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Carlos María Franzini, Archbishop
  • José María Arancibia, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 10 April 1961
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Argentina
  • Square Kilometers: 63,839 (24,657 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catamarca 98, 5500 Mendoza, Argentina
  • Telephone: (0261) 423-3862, 4250-916
  • Fax: 429-5415

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Mendoza
20 April 1934ErectedDiocese of San Juan de Cuyo Diocese of Mendoza (erected)
10 April 1961Territory LostDiocese of Mendoza Diocese of San Rafael (erected)
Archdiocese of Mendoza
10 April 1961ElevatedDiocese of Mendoza Archdiocese of Mendoza

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Mendoza
1950608,535676,14990.0%61801414,31511535843ap1951
Archdiocese of Mendoza
1966697,684726,75496.0%651101753,98613941951ap1967
1970685,859770,00089.1%631131763,89611340551ap1971
1976798,323862,83692.5%51911425,62112636659ap1977
1980832,500902,00092.3%47971445,781312336360ap1981
1990997,0001,170,00085.2%73801536,516139829462ap1991
19991,140,0001,342,00084.9%76831597,1692110626163ap2000
20001,150,0001,359,00084.6%78691477,823218727363ap2001
20011,163,0001,375,00084.6%81831647,0912710826462ap2002
20021,123,0001,341,00083.7%81821636,8892910126762ap2003
20031,137,0001,357,00083.8%84811656,8903510124462ap2004
20041,145,0001,373,00083.4%83771607,156389526562ap2005

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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