Roman Catholic Diocese of Salto

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Diocese of Salto
Dioecesis Saltensis in Uruguay
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Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Country Uruguay
Ecclesiastical province Montevideo
Area 49,295 km2 (19,033 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
288,000 (75.9%)
Parishes 16
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 14 April 1897 (120 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral de San Juan Bautista
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Pablo Galimberti
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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Salto is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Catholic church in Uruguay.


The diocese was erected in 1897, and is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Montevideo. This diocese covers four departments: Artigas, Salto, Paysandú, and Río Negro.[1][2] Its see is at the Cathedral of Salto.

The current bishop is Pablo Jaime Galimberti di Vietri, who was appointed in 2006.


Auxiliary and co-adjutor bishops

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External links[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Salto". Catholic Hierarchy. Retrieved 2013-04-18. 
  2. ^ "Diocese of Salto". Retrieved 2013-04-18.