Roman Catholic Diocese of Maldonado-Punta del Este
|Diocese of Maldonado-Punta del Este
Dioecesis Maldonadensis-Orientalis Orae
Cathedral of St. Fernando
|Area||13,000 km2 (5,000 sq mi)|
|(as of 2004)
|Established||10 January 1966 (52 years ago)|
|Cathedral||Catedral de San Fernando|
|Bishop||Rodolfo Pedro Wirz Kraemer|
The diocese was erected in 1966, from the Diocese of Minas and is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Montevideo. This diocese covers almost all the Department of Maldonado and the southern half of the Department of Rocha. Its see is at the Cathedral of Maldonado.
The current bishop is Rodolfo Pedro Wirz Kraemer, who was appointed in 1994.
- List of churches in the Diocese of Maldonado-Punta del Este
- List of Roman Catholic dioceses in Uruguay
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