Eparchy of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires

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Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires
Єпархія Санта-Марія-дель-Спонсорство ан Буенос-Айресі

Eparchia Sanctae Mariae a Patrocinio Bonaërensis Ucrainorum
Basic information
Location Buenos Aires, Argentina
Territory Argentina
Population 160,000 Catholics
Liturgical rite Byzantine Rite
Particular Church Ukrainian Greek Catholic
Patron Santísima Virgen del Patrocinio
Ecclesiastical province Buenos Aires
Established April 24, 1978
Cathedral Catedral Nuestra Señora del Patrocinio (Pokrov)
Bishop Daniel Kozelinski Netto (Apostolic Administrator)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk
Metropolitan Mario Aurelio Poli
Bishop Sede Vacante

The Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires (Latin: Eparchia Sanctae Mariae a Patrocinio Bonaënsis) is a diocese located in the city of Buenos Aires in the Ecclesiastical province of Buenos Aires in Argentina.

History[edit]

  • February 9, 1968: Established as the Apostolic Exarchate of Argentina
  • April 24, 1978: Promoted as Diocese of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires (Ukrainian Rite)
  • Apostolic Exarchs of Argentina (Ukrainian Rite)
    • Bishop Andrés Sapelak, S.D.B. (February 9, 1968 – April 24, 1978)
    • Bishop Andrés Sapelak, S.D.B. (April 24, 1978 – December 12, 1997)
    • Bishop Miguel Mykycej, F.D.P. (Apostolic Administrator January 21, 1998 – April 24, 1999)
    • Bishop Miguel Mykycej, F.D.P. (April 24, 1999 – April 10, 2010)
  • Apostolic Administrator of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires (Ukrainian Rite)
  • Apostolic Administrator sede vacante of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires

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