Roman Catholic Diocese of Villa de la Concepción del Río Cuarto

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Diocese of Villa de la Concepción del Río Cuarto
Dioecesis Rivi Quarti Immaculatae Conceptionis
Diócesis de Villa de la Concepción del Río Cuarto
Location
Country Argentina
Ecclesiastical province Córdoba
Metropolitan Córdoba
Statistics
Area 58,519 km2 (22,594 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
453,000
427,000 (94.3%)
Parishes 52
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 20 April 1934 (80 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Río Cuarto, Córdoba
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Eduardo Eliseo Martín
Metropolitan Archbishop Carlos José Ñáñez

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Villa de la Concepción del Río Cuarto (Latin: Dioecesis Rivi Quarti Immaculatae Conceptionis) is located in the village of Concepción in the city of Río Cuarto, in the province of Córdoba, Argentina.

History[edit]

On 20 April 1934, Pope Pius XI established the Diocese of Río Cuarto from the Diocese of Córdoba. Its name was changed to the Diocese of Villa de la Concepción del Río Cuarto on 12 July 1995.[1][2]

Ordinaries[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Villa de la Concepción del Río Cuarto". catholic-hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2013-03-25. 
  2. ^ "Diocese of Río Cuarto". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 2013-03-25.