Roman Catholic Diocese of Villa María

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Diocese of Villa María
Dioecesis Civitatis Mariae
Diócesis de Villa María
Location
Country Argentina
Ecclesiastical province Córdoba
Metropolitan Córdoba
Statistics
Area 28,000 km2 (11,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
382,000
305,000 (79.8%)
Parishes 50
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 11 February 1957 (60 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Villa María
Patron saint Immaculate Conception
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Samuel Jofré Giraudo
Metropolitan Archbishop Carlos José Ñáñez
Emeritus Bishops José Ángel Rovai
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Villa María (Latin: Dioecesis Civitatis Mariae) is a Catholic diocese located in the city of Villa María in the Ecclesiastical province of Córdoba in Argentina.

History[edit]

On 11 February 1957, Pope Pius XII established the Diocese of Villa María from the Archdiocese of Córdoba.[1][2]

Ordinaries[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Villa María". catholic-hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2013-03-25. 
  2. ^ "Diocese of Villa María". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 2013-03-25.