Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Corrientes

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Archdiocese of Corrientes
Archdioecesis Corrientensis
Arquidiócesis de Corrientes
Iglesia Catedral, Corrientes.jpg
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary
Location
Country  Argentina
Ecclesiastical province Corrientes
Statistics
Area 26,218 km2 (10,123 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
880,649
946,936 (93%)
Parishes 49
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 21 January 1910 (108 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary in Corrientes
Patron saint Our Lady of Itatí
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop Andrés Stanovnik
Emeritus Bishops Domingo Salvador Castagna

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Corrientes (erected 21 January 1910, as the Diocese of Corrientes) is in Argentina and is a metropolitan diocese and its suffragan sees include Goya, Oberá, Posadas, Puerto Iguazú and Santo Tomé. It was elevated on 10 April 1961.

Ordinaries[edit]

Territorial losses[edit]

Year Along with To form
1957 Diocese of Posadas
1961 Diocese of Goya
1979 Diocese of Santo Tomé

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • "Archdiocese of Corrientes". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2007-03-18.[self-published]