Diocese of

Salto

Uruguay Uruguay

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Salto / Salten(sis) in Uruguay (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Montevideo

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

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History

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Bishop (2020.06.15 – ...):Bishop Arturo Eduardo Fajardo Bustamante (62)Bishop Arturo Eduardo Fajardo Bustamante (62)

President of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay

Ordinaries

Bishops of Salto (Roman Rite)

Bishop Arturo Eduardo Fajardo Bustamante (62)Bishop Arturo Eduardo Fajardo Bustamante (62)
(2020.06.15 – ...)

Bishop of Salto (Uruguay)
President of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay

Servidor de vuestra alegría

Born:1961.07.17 (Aiguá, Uruguay)
Ordained Priest:1988.05.08
Consecrated Bishop:2007.09.08

Priest of Minas (Uruguay) (1988.05.08 – 2007.06.27)

Bishop of San José de Mayo (Uruguay) (2007.06.27 – 2020.06.15)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay (2009 – 2013.04.01)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay (2013.04.01 – 2019.04.01)

President of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay (2019.04.01 – ...)

Bishop of Salto (Uruguay) (2020.06.15 – ...)

Bishop Fernando Miguel Gil Eisner
(2018.07.24 – 2020.01.17)

Born:1953.05.08 (Montevideo, Uruguay)
Ordained Priest:1983.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:2018.09.23
Died:2020.01.17 (Salto, Uruguay † 66)

Priest of Morón (Argentina) (1983.03.25 – 2018.07.24)

Bishop of Salto (Uruguay) (2018.07.24 – 2020.01.17)

Bishop Pablo Jaime Galimberti di Vietri (82)Bishop Pablo Jaime Galimberti di Vietri (82)
(2006.05.16 – 2018.07.24)

Bishop emeritus of Salto (Uruguay)

Mi fuerza en la debilidad

Born:1941.05.08 (Montevideo, Uruguay)
Ordained Priest:1971.05.29
Consecrated Bishop:1984.03.18

Bishop of San José de Mayo (Uruguay) (1983.12.12 – 2006.05.16)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay (1998 – 2000)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay (2000 – 2003)

President of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay (2003 – 2007.04)

Bishop of Salto (Uruguay) (2006.05.16 – 2018.07.24)

Bishop Daniel Gil Zorrilla, S.J.
(1989.03.08 – 2006.05.16)

Dar y comunicar

Born:1930.07.10 (Uruguay)
Ordained Priest:1964.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1983.04.10
Died:2008.09.07 († 78)

Bishop of Tacuarembó (Uruguay) (1983.01.28 – 1989.03.08)

Bishop of Salto (Uruguay) (1989.03.08 – 2006.05.16)

Bishop Marcelo Mendiharat Pommies
(1968.01.01 – 1989.03.08)

A Jesús por María

Born:1914.05.02 (France)
Ordained Priest:1945.07.22
Consecrated Bishop:1959.05.18
Died:2007.06.12 († 93)

Titular Bishop of Zerta (1959.02.03 – 1968.01.01)

Coadjutor Bishop of Salto (Uruguay) (1959.02.03 – 1968.01.01)

Bishop of Salto (Uruguay) (1968.01.01 – 1989.03.08)

Bishop Alfredo Viola
(1940.05.20 – 1968.01.01)

Evangelizare pauperibus misit me

Born:1893.03.25 (Uruguay)
Ordained Priest:1916.04.22
Consecrated Bishop:1936.08.23
Died:1972.08.11 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Bitylius (1936.07.25 – 1940.05.20)

Coadjutor Bishop of Salto (Uruguay) (1936.07.25 – 1940.05.20)

Bishop of Salto (Uruguay) (1940.05.20 – 1968.01.01)

President of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay (1966 – 1967)

Titular Bishop of Badiæ (1968.01.01 – 1970.11.28)

Bishop Tomás Gregorio Camacho
(1919.07.03 – 1940.05.20)

Born:1868.02.16 (Uruguay)
Died:1940.05.20 († 72)

Bishop of Salto (Uruguay) (1919.07.03 – 1940.05.20)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (20)

Gualeguaychú (↙), Concordia (←), Goya (↖), Uruguaiana (↗), Tacuarembó (→), Florida (↘), San José de Mayo (↘), Mercedes (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 49,295 km²

Population: 300,200 Catholics (80.6% of 372,574 total)

Pastoral Centres: 16 parishes, 231 missions

Personnel: 28 priests (13 diocesan, 15 religious), 9 deacons, 64 religious (23 brothers, 41 sisters), 8 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Deacons

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