Diocese of

Alto Valle del Río Negro

Argentina Argentina

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Alto Valle del Río Negro / Rivi Nigri Vallen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bahía Blanca

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Sagrada Familia de Nazaret (3er. domingo de octubre)

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History

Contact Info

Address: Coronel Rodhe 433, Casilla de correo 787, R8332AXI, General Roca, Argentina

Phone: (02941) 430860

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.07.09 – ...):Bishop Alejandro Pablo Benna (64)Bishop Alejandro Pablo Benna (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Alto Valle del Río Negro (Roman Rite)

Bishop Alejandro Pablo Benna (64)Bishop Alejandro Pablo Benna (64)
(2021.07.09 – ...)

Bishop of Alto Valle del Río Negro (Argentina)

Born:1959.11.12 (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1987.11.14
Consecrated Bishop:2017.12.23

Priest of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (1987.11.14 – 2017.11.28)

Titular Bishop of Vardimissa (2017.11.28 – 2021.07.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia (Argentina) (2017.11.28 – 2021.07.09)

Apostolic Administrator of Alto Valle del Río Negro (Argentina) (2021.03.19 – 2021.07.09)

Bishop of Alto Valle del Río Negro (Argentina) (2021.07.09 – ...)

Bishop Alejandro Pablo Benna (64)Bishop Alejandro Pablo Benna (64)
(Apostolic Administrator 2021.03.19 – 2021.07.09)

Bishop Marcelo Alejandro Cuenca Revuelta (67)Bishop Marcelo Alejandro Cuenca Revuelta (67)
(2010.02.10 – 2021.03.20)

Bishop emeritus of Alto Valle del Río Negro (Argentina)

Santificalos

Born:1956.05.18 (Córdoba, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1983.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:2010.03.25

Priest of Córdoba (Argentina) (1983.12.08 – 2010.02.10)

Bishop of Alto Valle del Río Negro (Argentina) (2010.02.10 – 2021.03.20)

Bishop Néstor Hugo Navarro (89)Bishop Néstor Hugo Navarro (89)
(2003.03.19 – 2010.02.10)

Bishop emeritus of Alto Valle del Río Negro (Argentina)

Jesu Cristo ayer, hoy e semper

Born:1934.03.26 (Cabildo, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1968.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1998.06.01

Priest of Bahía Blanca (Argentina) (1968.12.21 – 1998.04.15)

Titular Bishop of Rotdon (1998.04.15 – 2003.03.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Bahía Blanca (Argentina) (1998.04.15 – 2003.03.19)

Bishop of Alto Valle del Río Negro (Argentina) (2003.03.19 – 2010.02.10)

Bishop José Pedro Pozzi, S.D.B.
(1993.07.22 – 2003.03.19)

Para que tengan vida

Born:1925.07.12 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1951.11.25
Consecrated Bishop:1993.09.25
Died:2017.11.26 († 92)

Bishop of Alto Valle del Río Negro (Argentina) (1993.07.22 – 2003.03.19)

Special Churches

Churches by City (19)

San Carlos de Bariloche (↙), Neuquén (←), Santa Rosa (↑), Viedma (↘)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 37,130 km²

Population: 266,957 Catholics (70.0% of 381,368 total)

Pastoral Centres: 19 parishes, 2 missions

Personnel: 25 priests (15 diocesan, 10 religious), 7 deacons, 19 religious (10 brothers, 9 sisters), 4 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.02.22

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