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Diocese of Río Gallegos

Dioecesis Rivogallaecensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Miguel Ángel D’Annibale, Bishop
  • Juan Carlos Romanin, S.D.B., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 10 April 1961
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Bahía Blanca
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Argentina
  • Square Kilometers: 265,614 (102,593 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Obispado, Errazuriz 53, Z9400HYA Rio Gallegos, Santa Cruz, Argentina
  • Telephone: (02966)422-325, 422-616
  • Fax: 426-183

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
10 April 1961ErectedDiocese of Comodoro Rivadavia Diocese of Río Gallegos (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
196570,00075,00093.3%38381,842486113ap1967
197085,00095,00089.5%337402,125496815ap1971
1976108,000125,00086.4%134353,085408421ap1977
1980124,500138,70089.8%237393,192417722ap1981
1990180,000210,00085.7%839473,8291426927ap1991
1999210,000248,04684.7%1728454,6661345828ap2000
2000210,000248,04684.7%1829474,4681335728ap2001
2001210,000248,04684.7%1628444,772325628ap2002
2002210,000248,04684.7%1624405,250306128ap2003
2003200,000300,00066.7%1527424,7613326328ap2004
2004200,000300,00066.7%1826444,5455286028ap2005
2010212,000303,00070.0%2922514,1569326430ap2011

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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