Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Tucumán

Argentina Argentina

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Tucumán / Tucumanen(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Añatuya, Concepción, Santiago del Estero

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora de la Merced (September 24), Saint Simon and Saint Jude Thaddaeus (October 28)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Av. Sarmiento 895, T4000GTI, San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina

Phone: (0381) 4226345

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2017.08.23 – ...):Archbishop Carlos Alberto Sánchez (60)Archbishop Carlos Alberto Sánchez (60)
Auxiliary Bishop (2020.10.10 – ...):Bishop Roberto José Ferrari (58)Bishop Roberto José Ferrari (58)

Titular Bishop of Pinhel

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Tucumán (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Carlos Alberto Sánchez (60)Archbishop Carlos Alberto Sánchez (60)
(2017.08.23 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tucumán (Argentina)

Estoy entre ustedes como el que sirve

Born:1963.04.24 (San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1988.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:2017.10.13

Priest of Tucumán (Argentina) (1988.06.24 – 2017.08.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tucumán (Argentina) (2017.08.23 – ...)

Archbishop Alfredo Horacio Zecca
(2011.06.10 – 2017.06.09)

Vobis episcopus vobiscum christianus

Born:1949.02.27 (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1976.11.19
Consecrated Bishop:2011.08.18
Died:2022.11.04 (Buenos Aires, Argentina † 73)

Priest of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (1976.11.19 – 2011.06.10)

Prelate of Honour of His Holiness (1993.04.07 – 2011.06.10)

Rector of Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina (1999.11.09 – 2009.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tucumán (Argentina) (2011.06.10 – 2017.06.09)

Titular Archbishop of Bolsena (2017.06.09 – 2022.11.04)

Cardinal Luis Héctor Villalba (89)Archbishop Luis Héctor Villalba (89) (later Cardinal)
(1999.07.08 – 2011.06.10)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Girolamo a Corviale
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Tucumán (Argentina)

Apóstol de Jesucristo

Born:1934.10.11 (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1960.09.24
Consecrated Bishop:1984.12.22
Created Cardinal:2015.02.14

Priest of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (1960.09.24 – 1984.10.20)

Chaplain of His Holiness (1983.03.29 – 1984.10.20)

Titular Bishop of Ofena (1984.10.20 – 1991.07.16)

Auxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (1984.10.20 – 1991.07.16)

Bishop of San Martín (Argentina) (1991.07.16 – 1999.07.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tucumán (Argentina) (1999.07.08 – 2011.06.10)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Argentina (2005 – 2011)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Girolamo a Corviale (2015.02.14 [2015.05.09] – ...)

Archbishop Raúl Arsenio Casado
(1994.06.15 – 1999.07.08)

Me debo a todos

Born:1929.07.27 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1952.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1975.08.16
Died:2010.07.20 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Tacapæ (1975.05.14 – 1983.07.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Salta (Argentina) (1975.05.14 – 1983.07.07)

Bishop of Jujuy (Argentina) (1983.07.07 – 1994.06.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tucumán (Argentina) (1994.06.15 – 1999.07.08)

Archbishop Horacio Alberto Bózzoli
(1983.01.19 – 1993.12.29)

Born:1927.06.23 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1954.09.18
Consecrated Bishop:1973.05.13
Died:1993.12.29 († 66)

Auxiliary Bishop of San Martín (Argentina) (1973.03.30 – 1975.04.05)

Titular Bishop of Rusticiana (1973.03.30 – 1978.07.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (1975.04.05 – 1978.07.11)

Bishop of San Miguel (Argentina) (1978.07.11 – 1983.01.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tucumán (Argentina) (1983.01.19 – 1993.12.29)

Archbishop Blas Victorio Conrero
(1968.02.03 – 1982.07.07)

La caridad de Cristo nos urge

Born:1923.04.12 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1947.09.20
Consecrated Bishop:1968.04.21
Died:1982.07.07 († 59)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tucumán (Argentina) (1968.02.03 – 1982.07.07)

Archbishop Juan Carlos Aramburu (later Cardinal)
(1957.02.11 – 1967.06.14)

Adveniat regnum tuum

Born:1912.02.11 (Reducción, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1934.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1946.12.15
Created Cardinal:1976.05.24
Died:2004.11.18 (Buenos Aires, Argentina † 92)

Priest of Río Cuarto (Argentina) (1934.10.28 – 1946.10.07)

Titular Bishop of Platæa (1946.10.07 – 1953.08.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Tucumán (Argentina) (1946.10.07 – 1953.08.28)

Bishop of Tucumán (Argentina) (1953.08.28 – 1957.02.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tucumán (Argentina) (1957.02.11 – 1967.06.14)

Titular Archbishop of Turres in Byzacena (1967.06.14 – 1975.04.22)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (1967.06.14 – 1975.04.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (1975.04.22 – 1990.07.10)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Battista dei Fiorentini (1976.05.24 – 2004.11.18)

President of Episcopal Conference of Argentina (1982 – 1985)

Bishops of Tucumán (Roman Rite)

Bishop Juan Carlos Aramburu (later Cardinal)
(1953.08.28 – 1957.02.11)

(see above)

Bishop Augstín Barrere, F.M.I.
(1930.01.16 – 1952.02.29)

Born:1865.08.09 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1891.03.28
Consecrated Bishop:1930.08.03
Died:1952.02.29 († 86)

Bishop of Tucumán (Argentina) (1930.01.16 – 1952.02.29)

Bishop Barnabé Piedrabuena
(1923.06.11 – 1928.12.17)

Born:1863.11.10 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1886.05.31
Consecrated Bishop:1908.05.31
Died:1942.06.11 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Cestrus (1907.12.16 – 1910.11.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Tucumán (Argentina) (1907.12.16 – 1910.11.08)

Bishop of Catamarca (Argentina) (1910.11.08 – 1923.06.11)

Bishop of Tucumán (Argentina) (1923.06.11 – 1928.12.17)

Titular Bishop of Callinicum (1928.12.17 – 1942.06.11)

Bishop Pablo Padilla y Bárcena
(1898.01.16 – 1921.01.22)

Born:1848.01.25 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1871.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1892.04.03
Died:1921.01.22 († 72)

Titular Bishop of Pentacomia (1891.12.17 – 1893.01.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Salta (Argentina) (1891.12.17 – 1893.01.19)

Bishop of Salta (Argentina) (1893.01.19 – 1898.01.16)

Bishop of Tucumán (Argentina) (1898.01.16 – 1921.01.22)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (53)

Cafayate (←), Salta (↑), Santiago del Estero (↘), Concepción (↓)

Statistics (2020.12.31)

Area: 10,996 km²

Population: 1,100,000 Catholics (88.9% of 1,237,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 49 parishes, 404 missions

Personnel: 124 priests (75 diocesan, 49 religious), 3 deacons, 171 religious (62 brothers, 109 sisters), 20 seminarians

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