Roman Catholic Diocese of Concepción

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Diocese of Concepción

Dioecesis Sanctissimae Concepionis in Argentina

Diócesis de Concepción
Concepcion de Tucuman Catedral.jpg
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Location
Country Argentina
Ecclesiastical provinceTucumán
MetropolitanTucumán
Statistics
Area11,600 km2 (4,500 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
320,000
291,600 (91.1%)
Parishes19
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteRoman Rite
Established12 August 1963 (56 years ago)
CathedralCathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Concepción, Tucumán
Patron saintImmaculate Conception
St John the Baptist
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopArmando José María Rossi, O.P.
Metropolitan ArchbishopCarlos Alberto Sánchez

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Concepción (Latin: Dioecesis Sanctissimae Concepionis in Argentina) is in Argentina and is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Tucumán.

History[edit]

On 12 August 1963 Saint John XXIII founded the Diocese of Concepción from territory taken from the Archdiocese of Tucumán.[1][2]

Bishops[edit]

Ordinaries[edit]

Coadjutor bishops[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Concepción". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2013-03-27. [self-published]
  2. ^ "Diocese of Concepción". Giga Catholic. Retrieved 2013-03-27. [self-published]

Coordinates: 27°20′46″S 65°35′36″W / 27.3461°S 65.5934°W / -27.3461; -65.5934