Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Santa María del Patrocinio in Buenos Aires

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Eparchy of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires
Eparchia Sanctae Mariae a Patrocinio Bonaërensis Ucrainorum
Буенос-Айреська єпархія Покрови Пресвятої Богородиці
Location
Territory Argentina
Ecclesiastical province Buenos Aires
Headquarters Buenos Aires, Argentina
Population
- Catholics

160,000
Information
Sui iuris church Ukrainian Greek Catholic
Rite Byzantine Rite
Established April 24, 1978
Cathedral Catedral Nuestra Señora del Patrocinio (Pokrov)
Patron saint Santísima Virgen del Patrocinio
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk
Bishop Daniel Kozelinski Netto
Metropolitan Archbishop Mario Aurelio Poli

The Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires (Latin: Eparchia Sanctae Mariae a Patrocinio Bonaënsis) is an eparchy (diocese, bishopric) of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, which uses the Byzantine Rite in the Ukrainian language, for its faithful in major immigration country Argentina.

Its cathedral see is located in the capital city of Buenos Aires, but must not be confused with the Roman Catholic (Latin rite) Metropolitan see of the Ecclesiastical province of Buenos Aires in Argentina.

History[edit]

  • February 9, 1968: Established as the Ukrainian Catholic Apostolic Exarchate of Argentina
  • April 24, 1978: Promoted as Eparchy of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires

Episcopate[edit]

Apostolic Exarchs of Argentina (Ukrainian Rite)

Bishops of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires (Ukrainian Rite)

References and external links[edit]