Diocese of

Azul

Argentina Argentina

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Azul / Azulen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: La Plata

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora del Rosario (October 7), Saint Serapion of Algiers (November 14)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Colón 695, B7300IAM, Azul, Argentina

Phone: (02281) 424155

Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.05.24 – ...):Bishop Hugo Manuel Salaberry Goyeneche, S.J. (71)Bishop Hugo Manuel Salaberry Goyeneche, S.J. (71)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Azul (Roman Rite)

Bishop Hugo Manuel Salaberry Goyeneche, S.J. (71)Bishop Hugo Manuel Salaberry Goyeneche, S.J. (71)
(2006.05.24 – ...)

Bishop of Azul (Argentina)

Scio cui credidi

Born:1952.03.07 (San Andrés de Giles, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1985.12.03
Consecrated Bishop:2006.08.21

Bishop of Azul (Argentina) (2006.05.24 – ...)

Bishop Emilio Bianchi di Cárcano
(1982.04.14 – 2006.05.24)

Para congregar en la unidad a los hijos

Born:1930.04.05 (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1960.08.14
Consecrated Bishop:1976.03.25
Died:2021.08.02 (San Isidro, Argentina † 91)

Titular Bishop of Lesina (1976.02.24 – 1982.04.14)

Auxiliary Bishop of Azul (Argentina) (1976.02.24 – 1982.04.14)

Bishop of Azul (Argentina) (1982.04.14 – 2006.05.24)

Bishop Manuel Marengo
(1956.09.22 – 1982.04.14)

Born:1906.02.16 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1928.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1950.08.06
Died:1988.11.17 († 82)

Titular Bishop of Carrhæ (1950.02.20 – 1956.09.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santa Fe (Argentina) (1950.02.20 – 1956.09.22)

Bishop of Azul (Argentina) (1956.09.22 – 1982.04.14)

Bishop Antonio José Plaza (later Archbishop)
(1953.08.28 – 1955.11.14)

Born:1909.12.21 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1934.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1950.07.25
Died:1987.08.11 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Doberus (1950.05.16 – 1953.08.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Azul (Argentina) (1950.05.16 – 1953.08.28)

Bishop of Azul (Argentina) (1953.08.28 – 1955.11.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Plata (Argentina) (1955.11.14 – 1985.12.18)

Bishop César Antonio Cáneva
(1934.09.13 – 1953.05.25)

Plenitudo legis dilectio

Born:1874.03.27 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1901.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1935.02.25
Died:1953.05.25 († 79)

Bishop of Azul (Argentina) (1934.09.13 – 1953.05.25)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (53)

Bahía Blanca (↙), Nueve de Julio (↖), Mercedes–Luján (↑), Chascomús (→), Mar del Plata (↘)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 64,510 km²

Population: 445,392 Catholics (85.0% of 523,873 total)

Pastoral Centres: 42 parishes, 176 missions

Personnel: 49 priests (38 diocesan, 11 religious), 27 deacons, 67 religious (18 brothers, 49 sisters), 7 seminarians

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