Military Ordinariate of Paraguay

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Military Bishopric of Paraguay
Obispado de las Fuerzas Armadas y la Policia Nacional del Paraguay
Location
Country Paraguay
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 20 December 1961 (56 years ago)
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Adalberto Martínez Flores

The Military Bishopric of Paraguay (Spanish: Obispado de las Fuerzas Armadas y la Policia Nacional del Paraguay) is a military ordinariate of the Roman Catholic Church. Immediately subject to the Holy See, it provides pastoral care to Roman Catholics serving in the Paraguayan Armed Forces and their families.

History[edit]

It was established as a military vicariate on 20 December 1961, but the first military vicar was not appointed until 7 December 1965. It was elevated to a military ordinariate on 21 July 1986.

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