Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Córdoba

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Archdiocese of Córdoba in Argentina
Archidioecesis Cordubensis in Argentina
Arquidiócesis de Córdoba
Catedral de la Ciudad de Córdoba III.JPG
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption
Country Argentina
Ecclesiastical provinceCórdoba
Area19,722 km2 (7,615 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
1,814,000 (90%)
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteRoman Rite
Established10 May 1570 (448 years ago)
CathedralCathedral of the Assumption in Córdoba, Argentina
Patron saintOur Lady of the Rosary
Current leadership
Metropolitan ArchbishopCarlos José Ñáñez
Auxiliary BishopsPedro Javier Torres Aliaga
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Website of the Archdiocese

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Córdoba (erected 10 May 1570, as the Diocese of Córdoba) is in Argentina and is a metropolitan diocese and its suffragan sees include Cruz del Eje, San Francisco, Villa de la Concepción del Río Cuarto and Villa María as well as the Territorial Prelature of Deán Funes. It was elevated on 20 April 1934.[1][2]


Territorial losses[edit]

Year Along with To form
1806 Diocese of Salta
1826 Vicariate Apostolic of San Juan de Cuyo
1934 Diocese of Río Cuarto
Diocese of La Rioja
1957 Diocese of Villa María
1961 Diocese of San Francisco
1963 Diocese of Cruz del Eje

External links and references[edit]

  • "Archdiocese of Córdoba". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 17 March 2007.
  1. ^ "Diocese of Santiago del Estero" Gabriel Chow. Retrieved December 4, 2015
  2. ^ "Archdiocese of Córdoba" David M. Cheney. retrieved March 19, 2016

Coordinates: 31°25′00″S 64°11′06″W / 31.4167°S 64.1849°W / -31.4167; -64.1849