Roman Catholic Diocese of Salto

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Diocese of Salto
Dioecesis Saltensis in Uruguay
Catedral de Salto, Uruguay.jpg
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Location
Country Uruguay
Ecclesiastical province Montevideo
Statistics
Area 49,295 km2 (19,033 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
379,595
288,000 (75.9%)
Parishes 16
Information
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
Map
Uruguay - Diocesi di Salto.png

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Salto is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Catholic church in Uruguay.

History[edit]

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.

Ordinaries[edit]

Auxiliary and co-adjutor bishops

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

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