Diocese of

Orán

Argentina Argentina

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Orán (español) / Nueva Orán (español) / Novoranien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Salta

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Raymond Nonnatus (August 31), Nuestra Señora del Carmen (July 16)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Coronel Egües 736, A4530XBF, San Ramón de la Nueva Orán, Argentina

Phone: (03878) 421368

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.04.06 – ...):Bishop Luis Antonio Scozzina, O.F.M. (73)Bishop Luis Antonio Scozzina, O.F.M. (73)
Auxiliary Bishop (2023.03.09 – ...):Bishop Claudio Pablo Castricone (66)Bishop Claudio Pablo Castricone (66)

Titular Bishop of Castra nova

Ordinaries

Bishops of Orán (Roman Rite)

Bishop Luis Antonio Scozzina, O.F.M. (73)Bishop Luis Antonio Scozzina, O.F.M. (73)
(2018.04.06 – ...)

Bishop of Orán (Argentina)

Te destiné a ser la alianza del pueblo

Born:1951.05.06 (San Lorenzo, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1980.03.09
Consecrated Bishop:2018.05.18

Bishop of Orán (Argentina) (2018.04.06 – ...)

Archbishop Andrés Stanovnik, O.F.M. Cap. (74)Archbishop Andrés Stanovnik, O.F.M. Cap. (74)
(Apostolic Administrator 2017.08.01 – 2018.04.06)

Bishop Gustavo Óscar Zanchetta (60)Bishop Gustavo Óscar Zanchetta (60)
(2013.07.23 – 2017.08.01)

Bishop emeritus of Orán (Argentina)
Assessor emeritus of Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See

Somos simples servadores

Born:1964.02.28 (Rosario, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1991.12.13
Consecrated Bishop:2013.08.19

Priest of Quilmes (Argentina) (1991.12.13 – 2013.07.23)

Bishop of Orán (Argentina) (2013.07.23 – 2017.08.01)

Assessor of Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See (2017.12.19 – 2021.09)

Sentenced to prison for sex abuse 2022.03.04.

Archbishop Marcelo Daniel Colombo (63)Bishop Marcelo Daniel Colombo (63) (later Archbishop)
(2009.05.08 – 2013.07.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mendoza (Argentina)
Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Argentina

Conságralos en la verdad

Born:1961.03.27 (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1988.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:2009.08.08

Priest of Quilmes (Argentina) (1988.12.16 – 2009.05.08)

Bishop of Orán (Argentina) (2009.05.08 – 2013.07.09)

Bishop of La Rioja (Argentina) (2013.07.09 – 2018.05.22)

Second Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Argentina (2017.11.07 – 2021.11.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mendoza (Argentina) (2018.05.22 – ...)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Argentina (2021.11.09 – ...)

Bishop Jorge Rubén Lugones, S.J. (71)Bishop Jorge Rubén Lugones, S.J. (71)
(1999.06.02 – 2008.10.14)

Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina)

A mayor gloria de Dios

Born:1952.07.31 (Veinticinco de Mayo, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1988.12.03
Consecrated Bishop:1999.07.30

Bishop of Orán (Argentina) (1999.06.02 – 2008.10.14)

Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (2008.10.14 – ...)

Archbishop Mario Antonio Cargnello (72)Bishop Mario Antonio Cargnello (72) (later Archbishop)
(1994.04.07 – 1998.06.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Salta (Argentina)

Que se haga tu voluntad

Born:1952.03.20 (San Fernando del Vale de Catamarca, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1975.11.08
Consecrated Bishop:1994.06.24

Priest of Catamarca (Argentina) (1975.11.08 – 1994.04.07)

Bishop of Orán (Argentina) (1994.04.07 – 1998.06.24)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Salta (Argentina) (1998.06.24 – 1999.08.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Salta (Argentina) (1999.08.06 – ...)

Second Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Argentina (2011.11.08 – 2017.11.07)

Bishop Gerardo Eusebio Sueldo
(1982.04.30 – 1993.05.15)

Aquí estoy para hacer tu voluntad

Born:1936.08.21 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1961.07.09
Consecrated Bishop:1982.07.03
Died:1998.09.04 († 62)

Bishop of Orán (Argentina) (1982.04.30 – 1993.05.15)

Coadjutor Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) (1993.05.15 – 1994.11.23)

Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) (1994.11.23 – 1998.09.04)

Bishop Manuel Guirao
(1970.10.31 – 1981.01.20)

Ignis caritas

Born:1919.06.04 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1943.12.05
Consecrated Bishop:1970.12.08
Died:2005.01.02 († 85)

Bishop of Orán (Argentina) (1970.10.31 – 1981.01.20)

Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) (1981.01.20 – 1994.11.23)

Bishop Francisco Felipe de la Cruz Muguerza, O.F.M.
(1961.06.12 – 1969.05.02)

Born:1921.08.23
Ordained Priest:1946.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1961.09.24
Died:1969.05.02 († 47)

Bishop of Orán (Argentina) (1961.06.12 – 1969.05.02)

Special Churches

Churches by City (28)

Jujuy (↙), Humahuaca (←), Tarija (↑), Camiri (↑), Pilcomayo (↗), Formosa (→), San Roque de Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña (↘), Salta (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 56,880 km²

Population: 340,698 Catholics (90.0% of 378,554 total)

Pastoral Centres: 27 parishes

Personnel: 32 priests (24 diocesan, 8 religious), 9 deacons, 67 religious (10 brothers, 57 sisters), 6 seminarians

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