Roman Catholic Diocese of San José de Mayo

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Diocese of San José de Mayo
Dioecesis Sancti Iosephi in Uraquaria
Catedral San José de Mayo.jpg
Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph
Location
Country Uruguay
Ecclesiastical province Montevideo
Statistics
Area 11,482 km2 (4,433 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
112,401
85,000 (75.6%)
Parishes 11
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 15 November 1955 (61 years ago)
Cathedral Catedral Basílica de San José de Mayo
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Arturo Eduardo Fajardo Bustamante
Map
Uruguay - Diocesi di San José de Mayo.png
Website
Diócesis de San José de Mayo

The Roman Catholic Diocese of San José de Mayo (Latin: Dioecesis Sancti Iosephi in Uraquaria) is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Catholic church in Uruguay.

History[edit]

The diocese was created in 1955, from territory in the Archdiocese of Montevideo and the Diocese of Salto. It covers the Departments of San José and Flores. The diocese is currently a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Montevideo.[1][2] Its see is at the Cathedral of San José de Mayo.

The current bishop is Arturo Eduardo Fajardo Bustamante who was appointed in 2007.

Ordinaries[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of San José de Mayo". Catholic Hierarchy. Retrieved 2013-04-18. 
  2. ^ "Diocese of San José de Mayo". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 2013-04-18.