Roman Catholic Diocese of Neuquén

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Diocese of Neuquén
Dioecesis Neuquenianus
Diócesis de Neuquén
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Cathedral of Mary Help of Christians
Location
Country Argentina
Ecclesiastical province Mendoza
Metropolitan Mendoza
Statistics
Area 94,078 km2 (36,324 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
494,358
435,035 (88%)
Parishes 53
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 10 April 1961 (53 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Lady Help of Christians in Neuquén
Patron saint St Francis de Sales
Mary Help of Christians
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Virginio Domingo Bressanelli
Metropolitan Archbishop Carlos María Franzini
Emeritus Bishops Marcelo Angiolo Melani

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Neuquén (Latin: Dioecesis Neuquenianus) covers Neuquén Province, in Argentina. It is a suffragan see to the Archdiocese of Mendoza.

History[edit]

On 10 April 1961, Blessed John XXIII established the Diocese of Neuquén from the Diocese of Viedma.[1][2]

Ordinaries[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Neuquén". catholic-hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2013-03-25. 
  2. ^ "Diocese of Neuquén". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 2013-03-25.