Roman Catholic Diocese of Orán

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This article is about a Catholic Diocese in Argentina. For the Catholic Diocese in Algeria, see Roman Catholic Diocese of Oran.
Diocese of Orán
Dioecesis Novoraniensis
Diócesis de Orán
Country Argentina
Ecclesiastical province Salta
Metropolitan Salta
Area 55,000 km2 (21,000 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
280,000 (87.2%)
Parishes 19
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 10 April 1961 (55 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of St Raymond Nonnatus in Orán, Salta
Patron saint St Raymond Nonnatus
Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Marcelo Daniel Colombo
Metropolitan Archbishop Mario Antonio Cargnello

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Orán (Latin: Dioecesis Novoraniensis) is located in the city of San Ramón de la Nueva Orán, Argentina. It is a suffragan see to the Archdiocese of Salta.


On 10 April 1961, Blessed John XXIII established the Diocese of Orán from the Archdiocese of Salta.[1][2]



  1. ^ "Diocese of Orán". Retrieved 2013-03-27. 
  2. ^ "Diocese of Orán". Retrieved 2013-03-27.