Eparchy of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires

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Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires
Eparchia Sanctae Mariae a Patrocinio Bonaënsis
Basic information
Location Buenos Aires, Argentina
Territory Argentina
Population 130,000 Catholics
Liturgical rite Byzantine
Particular Church Ukrainian Greek Catholic
Ecclesiastical province Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Buenos Aires
Established April 24, 1978
Cathedral Catedral Nuestra Señora del Patrocinio (Pokrov)
Bishop vacant
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Major Archbishop Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk
Auxiliary Bishops vacant
Bishop vacant

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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