Diocese of

Puerto Iguazú

Argentina Argentina

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Puerto Iguazú / Portus Iguassuen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Corrientes

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Santa María del Iguazú (domingo posterior al 16 de agosto), Santos Mártires de las Misiones, Saint Roque González de Santa Cruz, Saint Alonso Rodríguez Obnel y Saint Juan del Castillo Rodríguez (tercer domingo o 17 de noviembre)

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History

Contact Info

Address: Guatambú 184, N3370DPD, Puerto Iguazú, Argentina

Phone: (03757) 420526

Present Prelates

Bishop (2020.05.08 – ...):Bishop Nicolás Baisi (59)Bishop Nicolás Baisi (59)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Puerto Iguazú (Roman Rite)

Bishop Nicolás Baisi (59)Bishop Nicolás Baisi (59)
(2020.05.08 – ...)

Bishop of Puerto Iguazú (Argentina)

Caritas Christi urget nos

Born:1964.07.15 (Bella Vista, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1993.11.21
Consecrated Bishop:2010.06.19

Priest of San Miguel (Argentina) (1993.11.21 – 2010.04.08)

Titular Bishop of Tepelta (2010.04.08 – 2020.05.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of La Plata (Argentina) (2010.04.08 – 2020.05.08)

Bishop of Puerto Iguazú (Argentina) (2020.05.08 – ...)

Bishop Marcelo Raúl Martorell (79)Bishop Marcelo Raúl Martorell (79)
(2006.10.03 – 2020.05.08)

Bishop emeritus of Puerto Iguazú (Argentina)

Los amó hasta el fin

Born:1945.03.01 (Salta, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1970.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2006.12.08

Priest of Córdoba (Argentina) (1970.06.29 – 2006.10.03)

Bishop of Puerto Iguazú (Argentina) (2006.10.03 – 2020.05.08)

Bishop Joaquín Piña Batllevell, S.J.
(1986.06.16 – 2006.10.03)

Born:1930.05.25 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.10
Consecrated Bishop:1986.08.16
Died:2013.07.08 († 83)

Bishop of Puerto Iguazú (Argentina) (1986.06.16 – 2006.10.03)

Special Churches

Churches by City (30)

Encarnación (↙), Posadas (↙), Ciudad del Este (↖), Foz do Iguaçu (↑), Palmas–Francisco Beltrão (→), Chapecó (↘), Frederico Westphalen (↘), Oberá (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 18,658 km²

Population: 384,000 Catholics (74.4% of 516,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 26 parishes, 348 missions

Personnel: 59 priests (46 diocesan, 13 religious), 33 deacons, 48 religious (13 brothers, 35 sisters), 11 seminarians

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