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Diocese of Mar del Plata

Dioecesis Maris Platensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Antonio Marino, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 11 February 1957
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of La Plata
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Argentina
  • Square Kilometers: 22,895 (8,843 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.iglesiamdp.org.ar/
  • Mailing Address: Pasaje Catedral 1750, C.C. 1028, 7600 Mar del Plata [Buenos Aires], Argentina
  • Telephone: (0223) 494-4200, 494-5792
  • Fax: 495-1834

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
11 February 1957ErectedDiocese of Bahía Blanca
Archdiocese of La Plata
Diocese of Mar del Plata (erected)
27 March 1980Territory LostArchdiocese of La Plata
Diocese of Mar del Plata
Diocese of Chascomús (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966500,000550,00090.9%51661174,2738227832ap1967
1970610,094652,89493.4%49601095,5978228044ap1971
1976529,800600,00088.3%57441015,2456621642ap1977
1980584,000661,00088.4%4338817,2095720340ap1981
1990613,000765,00080.1%4437817,56734418352ap1991
1999678,000769,00088.2%5641976,98954616448ap2000
2000635,000775,00081.9%5542976,54644716148ap2001
2001599,000732,00081.8%4940896,73044516352ap2002
2002593,000732,00081.0%4937866,89554213654ap2003
2003593,000732,00081.0%5137886,73854213655ap2004
2004662,186827,73280.0%5037877,61164315150ap2005

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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