Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Corrientes

Argentina Argentina

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Corrientes / Corrienten(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Goya, Oberá, Posadas, Puerto Iguazú, Santo Tomé

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora de ltatí (July 9), Aniversario de la Coronación (July 16)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Nueve de Julio 1543, W3400AZA, Corrientes, Argentina

Phone: (03783) 422436

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2007.09.27 – ...):Archbishop Andrés Stanovnik, O.F.M. Cap. (74)Archbishop Andrés Stanovnik, O.F.M. Cap. (74)
Auxiliary Bishop (2020.03.21 – ...):Bishop José Adolfo Larregain, O.F.M. (58)Bishop José Adolfo Larregain, O.F.M. (58)

Titular Bishop of Mauriana

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Corrientes (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Andrés Stanovnik, O.F.M. Cap. (74)Archbishop Andrés Stanovnik, O.F.M. Cap. (74)
(2007.09.27 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Corrientes (Argentina)

Hagan lo que Él les diga

Born:1949.12.15 (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1978.09.02
Consecrated Bishop:2001.12.16

Bishop of Reconquista (Argentina) (2001.10.30 – 2007.09.27)

General Secretary of Latin American Episcopal Council (2004 – 2007.07.12)

Second Vice-President of Latin American Episcopal Council (2007.07.12 – 2011.05.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Corrientes (Argentina) (2007.09.27 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Orán (Argentina) (2017.08.01 – 2018.04.06)

Archbishop Domingo Salvador Castagna (93)Archbishop Domingo Salvador Castagna (93)
(1994.06.22 – 2007.09.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Corrientes (Argentina)

Reconciliatio et pax

Born:1931.01.12 (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1955.12.04
Consecrated Bishop:1978.12.29

Priest of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (1955.12.04 – 1978.11.24)

Titular Bishop of Germania in Numidia (1978.11.24 – 1984.08.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (1978.11.24 – 1984.08.28)

Bishop of San Nicolás de los Arroyos (Argentina) (1984.08.28 – 1994.06.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Corrientes (Argentina) (1994.06.22 – 2007.09.27)

Second Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Argentina (2002 – 2005)

Archbishop Fortunato Antonio Rossi
(1983.11.26 – 1994.04.07)

Born:1919.01.09 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1942.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1961.10.22
Died:1999.08.21 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Dices (1961.07.24 – 1963.08.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Paraná (Argentina) (1961.07.24 – 1963.08.12)

Bishop of Venado Tuerto (Argentina) (1963.08.12 – 1977.11.11)

Bishop of San Nicolás de los Arroyos (Argentina) (1977.11.11 – 1983.11.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Corrientes (Argentina) (1983.11.26 – 1994.04.07)

Archbishop Jorge Manuel López
(1972.04.05 – 1983.01.19)

Hacer la verdad en la caridad

Born:1918.06.05 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1942.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1968.08.15
Died:2006.12.22 († 88)

Priest of Rosario (Argentina) (1942.12.19 – 1968.05.20)

Titular Bishop of Ausafa (1968.05.20 – 1972.04.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Rosario (Argentina) (1968.05.20 – 1972.04.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Corrientes (Argentina) (1972.04.05 – 1983.01.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rosario (Argentina) (1983.01.19 – 1993.11.20)

Archbishop Francisco Vicentín
(1961.04.10 – 1972.04.05)

Caritas Christi urget nos

Born:1895.03.15 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1918.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1935.02.25
Died:1984.04.15 († 89)

Bishop of Corrientes (Argentina) (1934.09.13 – 1961.04.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Corrientes (Argentina) (1961.04.10 – 1972.04.05)

Bishops of Corrientes (Roman Rite)

Bishop Francisco Vicentín (later Archbishop)
(1934.09.13 – 1961.04.10)

(see above)

Bishop Luis María Niella
(1911.02.03 – 1933.11.30)

Born:1854.04.24 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1879.02.02
Consecrated Bishop:1911.06.04
Died:1933.11.30 († 79)

Bishop of Corrientes (Argentina) (1911.02.03 – 1933.11.30)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (55)

Reconquista (↙), Resistencia (↖), San Juan Bautista (↗), Santo Tomé (→), Goya (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 26,218 km²

Population: 967,000 Catholics (80.7% of 1,197,553 total)

Pastoral Centres: 50 parishes, 2 missions

Personnel: 89 priests (70 diocesan, 19 religious), 42 deacons, 45 religious (23 brothers, 22 sisters), 21 seminarians

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