Diocese of

Benjamín Aceval

Paraguay Paraguay

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Benjamín Aceval / Beniaminacevalen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Asunción

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Liturgical Calendar (Universal) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.06.16 – ...):Bishop Amancio Francisco Benítez Candia (51)Bishop Amancio Francisco Benítez Candia (51)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Paraguay

Ordinaries

Bishops of Benjamín Aceval (Roman Rite)

Bishop Amancio Francisco Benítez Candia (51)Bishop Amancio Francisco Benítez Candia (51)
(2018.06.16 – ...)

Bishop of Benjamín Aceval (Paraguay)
General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Paraguay

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Born:1973.02.10 (Cerroguy-Itapé, Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1999.04.24
Consecrated Bishop:2018.08.04

Priest of Villarrica (Paraguay) (1999.04.24 – 2018.06.16)

Bishop of Benjamín Aceval (Paraguay) (2018.06.16 – ...)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Paraguay (2018.11.09 – ...)

Bishop Cándido Cárdenas Villalba (82)Bishop Cándido Cárdenas Villalba (82)
(1998.07.06 – 2018.06.16)

Bishop emeritus of Benjamín Aceval (Paraguay)

Born:1941.10.03 (Supucia, Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1970.07.12
Consecrated Bishop:1998.09.20

Bishop of Benjamín Aceval (Paraguay) (1998.07.06 – 2018.06.16)

Bishop Mario Melanio Medina Salinas (84)Bishop Mario Melanio Medina Salinas (84)
(1980.06.28 – 1997.07.08)

Bishop emeritus of San Juan Bautista (Paraguay)

Born:1939.10.22 (Fernando de la Mora, Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1970.05.17
Consecrated Bishop:1980.08.10

Bishop of Benjamín Aceval (Paraguay) (1980.06.28 – 1997.07.08)

Coadjutor Bishop of San Juan Bautista (Paraguay) (1997.07.08 – 1999.07.22)

Bishop of San Juan Bautista (Paraguay) (1999.07.22 – 2017.02.16)

Special Churches

Pilcomayo (↖), Chaco Paraguayo (↑), Concepción (↗), San Pedro (→), Caacupé (↘), Asunción (↓), Formosa (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 44,000 km²

Population: 109,100 Catholics (80.6% of 135,300 total)

Pastoral Centres: 9 parishes

Personnel: 9 priests (diocesan), 16 religious (1 brother, 15 sisters)

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Last updated on 2024.05.15

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