Roman Catholic Diocese of Avellaneda-Lanús

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Diocese of Avellaneda-Lanús
Dioecesis Avellanediensis-Lanusensis
Diócesis de Avellaneda-Lanús
Country Argentina
Ecclesiastical province Buenos Aires
Metropolitan Buenos Aires
Area 98 km2 (38 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
635,588 (80%)
Parishes 50
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 10 April 1961 (55 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of the Assumption in Avellaneda
Patron saint St Teresa of Ávila
Assumption of Mary
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Rubén Oscar Frassia
Metropolitan Archbishop Mario Aurelio Poli

The Latin Rite Catholic Diocese of Avellaneda-Lanús (erected 10 April 1961, as the Diocese of Avellaneda) is in Argentina and is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires. It was renamed on 24 April 2001.


Territorial losses[edit]

Year Along with To form
1976 Archdiocese of La Plata Diocese of Quilmes

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Coordinates: 34°39′47″S 58°21′57″W / 34.6630°S 58.3657°W / -34.6630; -58.3657