Diocese of

San Juan Bautista

Paraguay Paraguay

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: San Juan Bautista (español) / San Juan Bautista de Las Misiones (español) / Sancti Ioannis Baptistæ a Missionibus (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Asunción

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of San Juan Bautista (Roman Rite)

Bishop Pedro Collar Noguera (60)Bishop Pedro Collar Noguera (60)
(2017.02.16 – 2023.12.19)

Bishop of Ciudad del Este (Paraguay)

Señor, a quién iremos

Born:1963.09.09 (Juan León Mallorquín, Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1992.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:2016.05.28

Priest of Ciudad del Este (Paraguay) (1992.06.07 – 2016.04.23)

Titular Bishop of Thamugadi (2016.04.23 – 2017.02.16)

Auxiliary Bishop of Ciudad del Este (Paraguay) (2016.04.23 – 2017.02.16)

Bishop of San Juan Bautista (Paraguay) (2017.02.16 – 2023.12.19)

Bishop of Ciudad del Este (Paraguay) (2023.12.19 – ...)

Bishop Mario Melanio Medina Salinas (84)Bishop Mario Melanio Medina Salinas (84)
(1999.07.22 – 2017.02.16)

Bishop emeritus of San Juan Bautista (Paraguay)

Born:1939.10.22 (Fernando de la Mora, Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1970.05.17
Consecrated Bishop:1980.08.10

Bishop of Benjamín Aceval (Paraguay) (1980.06.28 – 1997.07.08)

Coadjutor Bishop of San Juan Bautista (Paraguay) (1997.07.08 – 1999.07.22)

Bishop of San Juan Bautista (Paraguay) (1999.07.22 – 2017.02.16)

Bishop Carlos Milcíades Villalba Aquino
(1978.07.25 – 1999.07.22)

Born:1924.08.22 (Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1948.11.28
Consecrated Bishop:1978.09.03
Died:2016.01.08 († 91)

Bishop of San Juan Bautista (Paraguay) (1978.07.25 – 1999.07.22)

Bishop Ramón Pastor Bogarín Argaña
(1957.01.19 – 1976.09.03)

Born:1911.03.30 (Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1938.04.16
Consecrated Bishop:1955.03.19
Died:1976.09.03 († 65)

Titular Bishop of Bagis (1954.12.01 – 1957.01.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Asunción (Paraguay) (1954.12.01 – 1957.01.19)

Bishop of San Juan Bautista (Paraguay) (1957.01.19 – 1976.09.03)

President of Episcopal Conference of Paraguay (1970 – 1973)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Corrientes (↙), Formosa (←), Resistencia (←), San Lorenzo (↖), Carapeguá (↑), Villarrica (↗), Encarnación (→)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 21,703 km²

Population: 216,580 Catholics (97.5% of 222,160 total)

Pastoral Centres: 31 parishes

Personnel: 30 priests (15 diocesan, 15 religious), 2 deacons, 48 religious (17 brothers, 31 sisters), 3 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.06.17

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