Roman Catholic Diocese of Encarnación

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Diocese of Encarnación
Dioecesis Sanctissimae Incarnationis
Location
Country  Paraguay
Metropolitan Asunción
Statistics
Area 16,525 km2 (6,380 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
546,000
441,000 (80.8%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Ignacio Gogorza Izaguirre, S.C.I.
Auxiliary Bishops Claudio Silvero Acosta, S.C.I.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Encarnación (Latin: Dioecesis Sanctissimae Incarnationis) is a diocese located in the city of Encarnación in the Ecclesiastical province of Asunción in Paraguay.

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Encarnación (Roman rite)
  • Prelates of Encarnación (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Jorge Adolfo Carlos Livieres Banks (July 24, 1987 – April 19, 1990)
    • Bishop Juan Bockwinckel, S.V.D. (May 11, 1968 – July 24, 1987)
    • Bishop Johannes Wiesen, S.V.D. (January 21, 1957 – March 1, 1972)

References[edit]

Coordinates: 27°20′21″S 55°52′02″W / 27.3391°S 55.8672°W / -27.3391; -55.8672