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 province Córdoba
Area 19,722 km2 (7,615 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
1,814,000 (90%)
Parishes 114
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 10 May 1570 (447 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of the Assumption in Córdoba, Argentina
Patron saint Our Lady of the Rosary
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Carlos José Ñáñez
Auxiliary Bishops Pedro Javier Torres Aliaga
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.


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

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